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[16 Nov 2018 | One Comment | 3,881 views]
Is a FICO Score the Same as my Credit Score?

A FICO Score is a brand of credit score — FICO stands for Fair Isaac Corporation and Fair Isaac is the company that developed the software program used by the credit bureaus to compile and calculate credit scores for U.S. consumers.

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[15 Nov 2018 | 2 Comments | 4,885 views]
Avoid These 5 Credit Score Disasters

Having at least a 721 credit score will give you a chance to secure some of the best financing options on the market, get preferred interest rates on loans and credit cards, and have more negotiating power when you’re talking terms with a prospective lender.

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[14 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 2,510 views]
New Credit Score Model Will Help Establish Credit for Millions

A new credit scoring model will potentially boost scores for many credit applicants and help establish credit for millions of people who previously had little or no credit history. The new scoring model will be used in the latest version of the VantageScore, the credit score created by the three major credit bureaus — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.

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[13 Nov 2018 | 2 Comments | 3,532 views]
Bad FICO Scores Will Damage Your Credit Report Because of These 14 Credit Mistakes

There are a wide variety of myths floating around about what you should and shouldn’t do to improve your credit reports and credit scores.

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[4 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 5,037 views]
7 Things you Probably Didn’t Know Affected Your Credit Score

All Credit Reports are Not Created Equal — This means that your interest rate is somewhat dependent on whichever credit report your lender uses. This may not sound significant but a few points could mean the difference between being classified from the no credit risk category to the some Credit Risk category or even the default credit risk category. This could mean having several percentage points added to your loan.