Mid-day Update

PODCAST: New credit scores

David Brancaccio Aug 8, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: New credit scores

David Brancaccio Aug 8, 2014
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FICO — the nation’s leading provider of those all-important credit scores so many of us have tatooed on us — has announced that it is changing the formula it uses to score our credit in a way that could boost the credit scores for tens of millions of Americans. More on what you need to know about your FICO credit score. Plus, things are getting tougher for military personnel who get help on their college tuition. The current rule is people getting assistance have to just pass the classes, but the government now wants them do better than that. Also, Cleveland is a sports town, be it baseball, basketball or badminton. That game is one of 35 featured in the Gay Games, which start Saturday. The international Gay Games 9 competition is expected to bring 30,000 visitors to the area. More on what some small businesses are doing to get fans into their establishments.

 

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