Why credit scores are up — for now

Oct 20, 2020
Many people have been using their stimulus checks and extra unemployment benefits to keep up with bills and pay down debt.
With government aid and other pandemic relief, people have generally been able to pay down debt and keep up with bills. But the lack of additional assistance could mean a wave of missed payments is about to hit.
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FICO changes could lower 40 million credit scores

Jan 23, 2020
The change in how FICO is measured could make it more expensive for millions of Americans to borrow.
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Will these FICO changes affect your credit score?

Jan 23, 2020
The gap between "high scores and low scores is likely to get bigger," says AnnaMaria Andriotis of the Wall Street Journal.
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FICO scores rose to record high in 2019

Jan 13, 2020
Nearly six in 10 Americans now have a FICO score at or above 700, which is considered "good" credit.
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How a new service could help boost your credit score

Dec 21, 2018
Experian says consumers who let the firm monitor their checking accounts could get easier access to credit.
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FICO scores are going to change. Here's how.

The Ultra FICO could make it easier for people with imperfect scores to qualify for credit.
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FICO scores are going to change. Here's how.

The Ultra FICO could make it easier for people with imperfect scores to qualify for credit.
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4 things you should know about protecting your kid's credit

Oct 4, 2018
It's something parents need to think about more and more these days.
In this photo illustration, a man is seen using a mobile phone in the light of a projection of a thumbprint on August 09, 2017 in London, England.
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In China, your credit could depend on how often you visit your parents

Aug 20, 2018
The country is designing a credit score that factors in social behavior.
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