Articles Tagged with ''Credit score''

How well do you understand your credit score? Take this quiz

This should help clear any gray areas
The world of credit scores is often misunderstood, which is not a good thing since scores play a large role in whether or not you will qualify for a mortgage. Take this quiz to find out how well you know, or don’t know, the credit score system. A word of caution: Don’t get your hopes up for a 100%.
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This is why millennials need a new credit scoring system

Turns out they WANT credit, but just can't GET credit
Are Millennials interested in obtaining credit after witnessing their families struggle as a result of the recent recession? ID Analytics conducted a study on their credit scores to figure out where they stand. The answer may surprise you.
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Here’s why millennials aren’t buying homes

And here’s how to change that
During today’s Housing Policy Council at the Financial Services Roundtable, being held right now in Washington, D.C., several housing experts gathered during a panel to talk about why millennials aren’t buying homes and what can be done to bring them to the market.
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From HW Magazine

Is it time to 86 the FICO?

Using only one model leaves money on the table for lenders
First, I’m not suggesting totally yanking FICO or Vantage Scores or anything like that. What I am recommending is the adoption of other models that would equally, or even more effectively, determine who can repay a loan.
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