Recent rule changes to how the big three credit bureaus put together credit reports could have a positive impact on your score. Learn about the changes to understand how they might affect your score.
Here's what the big three credit bureaus evaluate when building your credit score - and how much weight each criteria holds.
There are steps you can take to build credit so you can skip the mathematical back flips and ensure your credit score is where it needs to be.
College students can build their financial foundations using alternative credit data.
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FICO has had a huge impact on the everyday lives of millions of Americans. Would you be able to get the mortgage to afford the new house? Will you be approved for that credit card? All of this is directly influenced by the consumer’s FICO score.
Building your credit history doesn't have to be difficult. Opening accounts, demonstrating responsibility and seeking out alternative options is all it takes.
During the loan approval process, lenders look at three factors: credit, capacity and collateral - informally known as the Three Cs of Underwriting.
After serving at home or overseas, the last thing you want to think about is your credit score. Unfortunately, it's a deciding factor for many businesses and lenders assessing your creditworthiness. Thankfully, a proposed bill, if
PRBC.com, the leading source of nontraditional consumer credit scores and services, is pleased to announce new features designed to further empower customers to take firm control of their own credit scores. Most notably, PRBC.com now offers
This past weekend's national motocross race was held at Muddy Creek Raceway in Blountville, Tennessee.During Saturday's race, Ronnie Stewart, #69, was well on his way to one of his best qualifying positions when he lost control of the back
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Buying a new car is exciting, but it does come with its stresses - the auto loan approval process being one of them. After reviewing your traditional and alternative credit reports and providing you with a loan, your lender will keep the title
Millions of Americans may know full well that they need to improve their credit scores, but for many it's often difficult or even impossible to do so. There may be many reasons for this, but the issue seems to impact women more so than
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Is your credit score a little lower than you'd like it to be? Recent research indicates that millions of people in your position could actually watch their scores go up with some small changes in the way credit reports are compiled. Though
The lower your interest rate, the greater your purchasing power. How can an alternative credit report help you get a great interest rate?
Trying to get your finances under control? Here's a money management tip: automate your bill payments. There are two advantages of doing this.