Mortgage Basics, Ch. 3: How credit scores set your mortgage payment. Your monthly principal and interest charges are determined by the rate and the amount of the loan.
The rate and loan amount, in turn, are affected by several factors. The rate depends on your credit score, discount points you pay and whether the down payment is less than 20 percent. The loan amount depends on the size of the down payment and the home's price. There is also the matter of mortgage insurance, which is levied on borrowers who make a down payment of less than 20 percent. Mortgage lenders closely scrutinize your financial history to determine whether to approve your loan application. Of primary concern are: Your credit report, which details your payment history on all loans, bankruptcy filings and other financial information.Your credit score, which uses your credit report to arrive at a numerical representation of your overall creditworthiness.
Factors used to determine your credit score. Intellectual Property Today. The Legal 500 United States 2013 (IP) Overview Many types of firms, from large IP boutiques to full-service international law firms, populate the top end of the intellectual property market.
Indeed, full-service firms are increasingly specialising in IP to capitalize on the growing workload in global brand protection, particularly in the emerging technology sector. General practice firms also dominate IP litigation work, as they often offer stronger trial capabilities to handle leading, higher-value cases in court proceedings. Smaller IP boutiques continue to struggle in an increasingly competitive market. Recent developments in the IP legal market include Fish & Richardson P.C.’s hire of trademark and copyright litigators David Hosp and Mark Puzella in the Boston office from Goodwin Procter LLP.
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When they are in the process of doing that, they often need references and letters of recommendation. I am happy to be asked and want to help. However, when I sit down to write a letter of recommendation and am facing a blank page, I start to wonder where to start. It’s something I didn’t really consider when I asked professors, and managers to write reference letters for me for school and job applications. Here are some tips I have put together for myself when I need to write a letter of reference: Don’t Be Naïve: 7 Things to Know Before Taking a Biotech Startup Job. Luke Timmerman9/16/13.
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The quality, validity and economic value of college degrees and MBAs have rarely been under such sustained assault. Employability of graduates has never been so dismal. Machines are clearly getting smarter at many of the things people traditionally do on the job. That means people need to become non-traditionally smarter at things machines are not quite yet ready to think about or do. Are You And Your Company Ready For The Voice-Recognition Revolution? While much of the hype coming out of last week’s Apple announcement has centered around the fingerprint recognition technology built into the new iPhone 5S, one of the most important developments is the continued improvement of Siri in iOS 7.
When Siri launched two years ago, Apple ran ads featuring John Malkovich going about his day with Siri acting as his trusted assistant. Siri makes his coffee. Siri plans a romantic dinner.
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