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[16 Nov 2018 | One Comment | 3,858 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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[14 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 2,489 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 | 3,511 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.

Free Credit Report »

[7 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 3,422 views]
How to get Your Credit Score for Free Online

The credit bureaus are more than happy to charge you for your credit score, but you don’t need to pay if you know where to look. There are two major online companies right now which offer consumers a free credit score based on the information found in their credit reports. To be clear, these are not the FICO credit score, which is the industry standard. But the scores are based on the same data and should be a good representation of your FICO score.

Rebuilding Credit »

[5 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 1,645 views]
How to Remove Medical Debt From Your Credit Report

When an individual gets into a serious accident or incurs a large sum of medical bills from an illness, it can be hard to repay the debts before the hospital turns the debts over to a collection agency. Once the debts are at a collection agency, they are placed as line items on that individual’s credit report.