Know your Credit Risk Score options: VantageScore® 3.0 vs. FICO® 8

Knowing your credit risk score (or “credit score”) and consistently trying to improve on that...

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New Credit Standards PHASE 2 is on the Horizon

On September 15th, 2017, the second phase of the National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP) will...

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Myths and Facts about Credit Reports

Aside from a few tips on how to boost your credit score, not a lot of people know what’s true...

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Avoid a $1,000 Fine when Screening Applicants

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September 28, 2017

Know your Credit Risk Score options: VantageScore® 3.0 vs. FICO® 8

Knowing your credit risk score (or “credit score”) and consistently trying to improve on that score is an important aspect of adult-life. Consumers with higher credit scores have an easier time getting approved for loans, mortgages, and rental housing, so achieving a score as close to 850 as possible is the ultimate goal in order to make life easier. While you certainly know where your credit risk score stands, do you know how your score is being calculated? Take a look at the most commonly used versions of FICO® and VantageScore®, and the benefits your credit score might see from...

August 03, 2017

New Credit Standards PHASE 2 is on the Horizon

On September 15th, 2017, the second phase of the National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP) will go into effect, and while you might be reeling from the first phase, it’s important to know what...

July 20, 2017

Myths and Facts about Credit Reports

Aside from a few tips on how to boost your credit score, not a lot of people know what’s true and false about credit reports. To be fair, even when you deal with credit every day, it can be...

December 08, 2016

Avoid a $1,000 Fine when Screening Applicants

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