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The higher the credit limit on the credit card, the lower the utilization ratio average for all of a borrower's credit card accounts. The utilization ratio is the amount owed divided by the amount extended by the creditor and the lower it is the better a FICO rating, in general. There are several types of FICO credit score: Higher scores indicate lower credit risk. Each individual actually has over 60 credit scores for the FICO scoring model because each of three national credit bureaus , Equifax , Experian and TransUnion , has its own database.
FICO scores have different names at each of the different credit reporting agencies: There are four active generations of FICO credit scores: Other types of FICO scores cannot be obtained by individuals, only by lenders. Some credit cards offer a free FICO score classic or bankcard several times per year to their cardholders. This score was introduced in , and in the second generation of NextGen was released.
Financial information of the business may be evaluated as well. A higher score indicates less risk. A minimum score of is needed to pass this prescreen, though most lenders require scores of or less. The VantageScore score methodology initially produced a score range from to VantageScore 1.
Consumers can get free VantageScores from free credit report websites , and from some credit cards issued by Capital One , U. This score is distributed to 6, lenders through the Credit Plus network but is free to consumers. It has a range of to A number of scores have been developed to help consumers understand and improve their credit score. Most were introduced before FICO began sharing details of their model and encouraging lenders to share scores with consumers.
While these scores can help consumers monitor and improve their score, these scores do not replicate the FICO score and may be substantially less accurate if they use less complete data. They also assign different score ranges and rankings to consumers, which has created confusion among consumers who expect to have a single score number. Equifax has the Equifax Credit Score of between and TransUnion New Account Score 2. CreditXpert offers a simulation score to estimate the impact various actions on a score range of to Lenders may choose to use non-FICO credit scores to gain additional insight on consumers, especially those with limited traditional credit history who might be difficult to score.
Most of these scores are based significantly on data not available through the national credit bureaus alternative data , such as rental, utility, and telecom payment data or public record information such as property deeds and mortgages, liens, personal property titles, tax records, and licensing data.
The Credit Optics Score by SageStream blends traditional and alternative credit data with machine learning modeling techniques and ranges from 1 to LexisNexis RiskView score, based on wide-ranging public records, ranges from to CoreLogic Credco reports on property related public records and its Anthem Credit Score ranges from to PRBC allows consumers to self-enroll and report their own non-debt payment history.
The PRBC alternative credit score range is to There are also scores like ChexSystems designed for financial account verification services ranging from to These credit reports do not contain credit scores from any of the three agencies. The three credit bureaus run Annualcreditreport. Non-FICO credit scores are available as an add-on feature of the report for a fee. Higher scores are viewed more favorably. Your Equifax credit score is calculated from the information in your Equifax Credit Report.
Most lenders would consider your score very good. Based on this score, you should be able to qualify for some of the lowest interest rates available and a wide variety of competitive credit offers should be available to you. Fourteen percent of consumers have scores in the same range as this consumer.
Ratio of satisfactory trades to total trades in last 24 months. Number of personal finance trades with high utilization in the last 3 months. Worst rating for installment trades in the last 12 months.
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