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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FICO’s grip on mortgage credit scores challenged

Mar 14, 2018
Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac consider one credit score when determining the creditworthiness of mortgage applicants: FICO.  Some members of Congress want to change that by adding a provision to a bank deregulation bill that would require Fannie and Freddie to also look at applicants’ VantageScore. The company that calculates VantageScores is […]

The Wonder Woman of our wallets

Dec 18, 2013
A new bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren to regulate credit histories and employment applications.