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[24 Nov 2019 | One Comment | 4,021 views]
A 30 Day Late Payment can Drop Your FICO Score 60 to 110 Points

Late payments are the “biggest foul” when it comes to credit cards, warns Ben Woolsey, director of marketing and consumer research at CreditCards.com — the consequences can include late fees, jacked-up interest rates and a lower credit score.

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[24 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 1,886 views]
Bank of America, Chase Bank and Others Offering Free Credit Scores for Customers in 2015

Free FICO Scores have become more available to consumers since 2013, when Fair Isaac Corporation announced its FICO Score Open Access Program, which gave banks the right to share a FICO Score with consumers. Additionally, banks claim the free FICO Scores have increased customer loyalty.

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[22 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 2,878 views]
Walmart’s Free Credit Score Online is Your Real FICO Credit Score

Walmart’s Free Credit Score is making it easy for you to stay informed about your FICO Credit Score. Just register for online account management and enroll to receive electronic statements. Then, after you sign up to receive electronic statements, you’ll be able to sign up to get your free FICO Credit Score and see it each time you log into your account.

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[21 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 2,898 views]
How to Raise My FICO Score

FICO Score is a term used to describe the number assigned to you in relation to your credit. It is simply a number used to represent your financial obligations in relation to your credit history. It is called FICO because this score is determined by software created by Fair Isaac and Company.

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[18 Nov 2019 | No Comment | 1,755 views]
Expect to see More Free Credit Scores Coming in 2015

About a year ago, a few credit card issuers began sharing FICO Scores or VantageScores with their customers as part of their monthly statements. As competition heats up, more credit card issuers are now offering customers’ credit scores for free.