FICO

A brief history of the credit score

Apr 22, 2014
The FICO credit score is one of the most significant numbers we live with. Turns out it's only 25 years old.
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Giving credit where credit is due

Jan 24, 2014
But did you know there’s an unlisted category of consumers? People who have a credit score of more than 800.
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Lightning Round: Credit cards, how to improve your FICO and more

Jan 7, 2014
For the start of 2014, we're tackling all of your questions about credit cards.
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What to do if your credit history is 'thin'

Mar 9, 2012
Living debt-free is a good thing, right? Those with little or no credit history are finding out you really can be "too thin."
Posted In: credit agencies, credit score, FICO, debt, credit

Patience scores!

Jan 20, 2012
Columbia Business School's Stephan Meier discusses his new study, which says that the more patient you are, the better your credit score is likely to be.
Posted In: credit score, FICO, Savings, Money, patience

10 tips for improving your credit score

Sep 18, 2010
This weekend on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland interviews Chris Peplinski, a 37-year-old stay-at-home dad from Rogers, Ark. on a quest for...
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