A SUPER saver has revealed how she bought her first home at the age of 23 on a low income and with an average credit score.
Jazmin Bautista published a video on YouTube explaining how she saved money and prepared to buy the property last year.
The young woman said her credit score was between 700 and 720 – which is not very high – due to some mistakes she made with her first credit card when she was 18.
However, she wanted to improve her credit score – which is really important when purchasing a property – and aimed for 740.
Jazmin said she was also asked for two years of tax returns when applying for a mortgage.
The first time buyer had to provide two months of
A fundraising event convened by the European Union and billed as a show of global solidarity in the fight against Covid-19 instead showed just how political this public health crisis has become.
The Coronavirus Global Response Pledging Conference—launched today and featuring representatives from 43 countries, as well as major nonprofit and scientific groups—collected pledges worth €7.4 billion ($8.2 billion) to “accelerate the development, production and equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, diagnostics, and therapeutics.” The Commission says they will continue raising money in the near future.
“Today we can truly say the world is united against the coronavirus, and the world will win,” said Ursula Von Der Leyen, president of the European Commission.
Even before it launched, however, the fundraising drive was controversial. First, EU officials allowed countries to pledge money that they had already spent on Covid-19 relief since Jan. 30, as opposed to counting only new funds as