1. Why and How to Check Your Credit Report

    If you are anything like a typical American, then there's a good chance that you already have plenty of responsibilities on your plate. Between meeting deadlines at school or work, monitoring your budget, paying your bills and getting dinner on the table, it's all too easy to push checking your cred…Read More

  2. Top 10 Ways Bad Credit Can Hurt You Part 2

    Contrary to popular belief, bad credit doesn't just affect your ability to get approved for a credit card; it can affect multiple areas of your life. If you've been living with a bad credit score, then it is important to know how it can affect you. That's why, in our last blog, we went over the firs…Read More

  3. Top 10 Ways Bad Credit Can Hurt You

    Bad credit affects more than just your ability to get a credit card. In fact, a bad credit score can haunt you in many different areas of your life. If your credit score isn't what you'd like it to be, then it's important to know about the potential ramifications that if can have. Here is a list of …Read More

  4. Your Guide to Landlord Credit Checks

    After months of searching, you've finally found the perfect rental. Once you've toured the rental and discussed your options with the landlord, you'll have to complete the application, and, nine times out of 10, they will run a credit check on you. If you have bad credit or no credit at all, having …Read More

  5. Surprising Things That Affect Credit Scores Part 2

    There are many things that can affect your credit score, and some of them are incredibly surprising. While it makes sense that past due accounts or bankruptcies could affect your credit score, there are many things that aren't so obvious that can damage your credit score. If you're trying to rent a …Read More

  6. Surprising Things That Affect Credit Scores

    Your credit score can impact your life in so many ways, and you might be surprised at what can affect it. Whether you are looking to rent an apartment, buying a car or even applying for a job, your credit history can affect your success. Although in theory, your credit score gives future landlords a…Read More

  7. What Does a Landlord Look for in a Credit Check?

    What exactly do landlords look for when they look at your credit report? If you're trying to rent with bad credit or no credit, we don't need to tell you how difficult it can be. In our last blog, we went over a few tips for renting with bad credit, one of which was understanding what is in your cre…Read More

  8. How to Rent with Bad Credit

    Trying to rent an apartment with bad credit can be tough, but Ways 2 Rent can help. Regardless of the reason why your credit score isn't so good, a bad credit score can affect almost every aspect of your life, including where you can live. Your credit score is an important factor in the rental proce…Read More

  9. Welcome to Ways 2 Rent!

    Don't let your credit history keep you out of the right rental. Credit history is one of those things that will follow you around for years. If you've defaulted on a lease, chronically made late payments or have had an eviction, it will stay on your credit history for seven years, making it difficul…Read More