The Relationship Between Credit Score and Rent Payments

Unlike credit card or mortgage payments, rent isn’t generally reported to the credit bureaus -- unless your landlord takes legal action against you for late or missed payments. But landlords regularly use credit checks to screen applicants, so why shouldn’t paying your rent on time count toward building your credit score? Using RentMoola to pay your rent via credit card can help you achieve a positive credit history faster, as long as you pay off your credit card in full and on time every month. To maximize your rewards on rent payments and all other purchases, having the right credit
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The Pros and Cons of Renting A Furnished Apartment

When you are in the market searching for an apartment, you may be faced with the decision to rent a furnished apartment versus an unfurnished apartment. Renting a furnished apartment can be a great choice in a number of circumstances, but there are many things to consider before deciding whether or not it is the best solution for you. Here are the pros and cons of renting a furnished apartment. Pros Convenience Renting an apartment that comes with all the furniture is very convenient if you don't have a lot of experience renting and don't have a lot of furniture.
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