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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Because credit scores vary among the three main credit bureaus and specific lenders depending on what factors from credit reports they use to weigh the scores, interpret your scores by where they fall on a risk model and... More »

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A credit report is the detailed history of a consumer's borrowing history, and a credit score is a value assigned to the consumer based on credit history details, according to U.S. News & World Report. In a FICO scoring ... More »

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The best FICO credit score range as of 2015, commonly known as "excellent credit," is between 720 and 850, according to Investopedia. While some lenders have other thresholds, consumers with scores in this range are gene... 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 »

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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A person's FICO credit score is determined by payment history, amounts owed, length of credit history, new credit and types of credit used. The weight of these factors varies, with payment history accounting for the grea... More »