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[6 Feb 2023 | One Comment | 3,759 views]
Credit Score Using FICO Score vs VantageScore

FICO isn’t the only number used to determine your credit risk — the score that counts is the one your lender uses. There is no single credit score number — the compilers of the widely accepted FICO Credit Score allow lenders to customize their system, so different lenders produce different scores.

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[4 Feb 2023 | No Comment | 2,698 views]
Does Your Credit Score Need a Tweak? Here’s How!

A credit score is either a blessing or a curse cast down upon you from the digital cloud. A score of 740 qualifies you for the best interest rate on a conventional mortgage. A score under 640 means ugly interest, and a number under 620 makes it very hard to get a mortgage at all.

Free Credit Report »

[28 Jan 2023 | No Comment | 4,570 views]
How can I Find out What my Credit Score is for Free?

Most people can get confused when it comes to checking their credit scores. Consumers wonder which credit score should they check, what’s the best credit score website and are credit scores really free? These questions are asked often, but rarely do people find the right answers.

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[23 Jan 2023 | 2 Comments | 8,303 views]
About the Big Three Credit Bureaus

A credit bureau is an information clearinghouse that compiles information on consumers. The credit grantors, or lenders, report consumer payment history to the credit bureaus. The credit bureaus then compile that information together with information on tax liens, bankruptcies, and court judgments that is available in public records. In return, when consumers apply for credit, lenders can check credit reports to determine the creditworthiness of consumers.

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[22 Jan 2023 | 2 Comments | 5,374 views]
Small Delinquencies are Overlooked in Calculating Your FICO ’08 Credit Score

With the newest version of the FICO credit scoring system, minor delinquencies are now overlooked in calculating creditworthiness.