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[19 Jun 2021 | One Comment | 3,212 views]
Opening a Credit Card at a Department Store Will Lower Your Credit Score

While on a shopping spree, you open credit-card accounts at several of your favorite department stores to snap up discounts of 10% or 15%. You’re saving a bundle, but you may be chipping away at your credit score.

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[18 Jun 2021 | No Comment | 5,032 views]
Credit Card Minimum Credit Scores Needed for Store Credit Cards Requirements

Minimum FICO credit score requirements for store credit cards are different for approval from store to store. While credit card companies do not disclose their credit requirements, we can estimate credit requirements for a particular card based upon surveys of previous applicants’ experiences applying for the particular credit card.

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[11 Jun 2021 | No Comment | 2,716 views]
Creditors are Making Their own Social Media Credit Score and Credit Report System

CoreLogic and FICO partnered last year to offer lenders an alternative credit score for more predictive scoring, which includes data previously not used in credit scoring, from a borrowers cell phone bill, utilities, payday loan activity, to child support judgments, evictions, property tax liens, the status of homeowner’s association dues, whether or not a borrower is underwater on their current home, or whether a borrower owns other properties that credit agencies typically miss.

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[6 Jun 2021 | 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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[3 Jun 2021 | 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.