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Credit Score

Tips to Boost Your Credit Score

Now that you know who is using your score, here are some tips to boost your score.

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Who’s Checking Your Score

Do you fully understand the consequences of your credit score? Here are just a few of the service providers who may be checking out your score.

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‘Fair’ vs. ‘Very Good’ Credit: The Impact on Mortgages

‘Fair’ vs. ‘Very Good’ Credit: The Impact on Mortgages

Think there isn't much difference between a fair credit score and a very good one? Think again. Lending Tree looked at the impact of credit scores on various consumer debt products and the savings an excellent score can provide may surprise you...

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Scoring Models – What Is The Difference?

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion collaborated to create VantageScore to offer more scoring consistency among the bureaus. VantageScore boasts that its 3.0 model can score millions more people than other models by incorporating up to 24 month...

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Why You Could Have Different Credit Scores

With so many ways to calculate credit scores, it’s not uncommon to have multiple different scores at the same time. You could have different scores if a lender doesn’t report to all three credit bureaus or reports updates to them at differe...

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You Actually Have More Than One Credit Score

We're looking at credit scores this week with info from our friends at Georgetown Mortgage. Did you know you actually have more than one credit score? The three main credit bureaus – Equifax, Experian and TransUnion – create your credit ...

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Hard and Soft Credit Pull

What’s The Difference in Credit Inquiries?

With the recent Equifax breach, it's a good time to look at some of the circumstances that may involve a credit inquiry. This is a good graphic from Paul with Georgetown Mortgage showing different credit inquiry scenarios.

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FICO vs Vantage

What’s the Difference?

Ever wonder why Credit Karma or the Credit Card companies show a different credit score than your lender? It’s because they use a “Vantage” score instead of a “FICO” score! There is a HUGE difference between the 2!

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Check Your Credit Report

Credit scores are so important these days. Here's a little information you may not know about that all important score.

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