Category: Credit Scores

July 5, 2019 Jonathan Gavalas

Under most scoring models, credit scores (also known as a FICO score) range from 300 to 850. The higher the number, the better a person’s credit – it implies that the person is a lower risk to a lender. The score is calculated using a credit report that gathers data on your current and past…

July 5, 2019 Jonathan Gavalas

Not all Credit Scores are the same. Anyone taking advantage of the increased access to free credit scores will soon realize that credit scores vary depending on the source. In September 2013 FICO changed its policy and began allowing lenders to share credit scoring data with consumers under their Open Access Program. Prior to this…