The most commonly used credit scoring algorithm in the United States is the FICO scale, which produces scores ranging from 300 to 850, states NerdWallet. Lenders typically see 300 to 629 as bad credit, 630 to 689 as aver... More »

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A credit score scale ranges from 300 to 850, according to NerdWallet. This range is according to an algorithm computed by Fair Isaac Corp., the most commonly used credit rating scale used by lenders in the United States. More »

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A FICO credit score between 740 and 850 is considered excellent. However, different credit rating models use different scales, which means that scores can mean different things according to different credit bureaus, stat... More »

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Consumers with excellent credit rating have credit scores from 781 to 850, notes Credit.com. Good credit scores range from 661 to 780, while fair ratings are from 601 to 660. Poor credit is from 501 to 600 while a bad cr... More »

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A 680 credit score is the lower threshold of good credit on the FICO scale. This used to be the desirable score to have to refinance a home mortgage or buy a home. According to Bankrate.com, this threshold was raised to ... More »

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The credit score range for the conventional FICO credit scoring model is 300 to 850, according to Investopedia. A score within this range, along with credit report details, offers prospective lenders some insight into a ... More »

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A perfect score on the FICO credit scoring model is 850. However, a perfect score is rare. A 2013 Bankrate article pointed out that a long-time mortgage banker had never seen a FICO score higher than 834. More »