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Tenants can now boost their Equifax credit score by recording rent payments

Tenants can now boost their Equifax credit score by recording rent payments

RENTERS who want to boost their credit score can now report their payments to their landlords to three of the major credit reference agencies. Property technology firm Credit Ladder previously helped tenants boost their ratings by creating a system which connects their bank accounts and rent payments to Experian. Your credit score is key to helping

Universal Credit loophole fixed giving 200,000 pensioners £350 each

Universal Credit loophole fixed giving 200,000 pensioners £350 each

THOUSANDS of Universal Credit claimants will be given a guaranteed one-off payment when they hit state pension age after a loophole in the benefit system was fixed by the government. Campaigners had argued that the flaw pushed some elderly benefit claimants into poverty by leaving them without money for up to nine weeks. A flaw in the Universal Credit