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Consumers can find their Fair Isaac Corporation, or FICO, credit scores by buying them directly from the MyFICO.com website, reports the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Alternatively, they can obtain their FICO sco... More »

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According to ScoreInfo from FICO, a good FICO score ranges from 660 to 724. Because scores within this range are near the average score of U.S. consumers, most lenders view these scores as good. More »

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FICO scores range from 300 to 850, but there is no defined score that is considered good since lenders have different strategies and amounts of risk that they are willing to tolerate. A higher FICO score simply indicates... More »

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While the Fair Isaac Corporation's exact formula for calculating FICO credit scores is proprietary, scores are composed of payment histories, debt levels, length of credit histories, credit inquiries and mixes of credit,... More »

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VantageScores are calculated using different criteria and weighting than Fair Isaac Corporation, or FICO scores, and so a 698 VantageScore is not directly comparable to a FICO score, according to Forbes. FICO does not us... More »

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The Fair Isaac Corporation, which calculates most credit scores, calculates FICO scores using information from credit reports, including consumers' payment histories, amounts owed, length of credit history, new credit an... More »

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According to ScoreInfo from FICO, a good FICO score ranges from 660 to 724. Because scores within this range are near the average score of U.S. consumers, most lenders view these scores as good. More »

www.reference.com Business & Finance Credit & Lending