Archive for March, 2009

Credit Score Above 800

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

The best scores get the best interest rates.  A credit score above 800 is one of those scores and is considered an excellent credit score.  To get there takes serious discipline and you will be rewarded.  But is it worth to have a score that high? The argument is sometimes made that a credit score […]

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Excellent Credit Score Range

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Where do you have to be better than a good credit score?  How about in the excellent credit score range. To start the average American consumer is somewhere around a 680 credit score.  A good credit score is usually above this level.  This will get you a nice rate on a loan and will help […]

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Credit Score Myths

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

There are many Credit Score Myths out there that people hear.  Here are some of the Credit Score Myths and the truth behind them. Credit Score Myth 1: Closing Old Accounts Will Improve Your Credit Score One Credit score myth that people often believe that you can improve your credit score by closing old accounts.  […]

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Credit Score And Auto Loan Rates

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

I found a great post om MyFICO forums that dives in the subject of your credit score and auto loans.  It goes into detail about your credit score and how auto lenders use it. A unknown fact I think by many consumers is the existence of a “FICO Auto Industry Option.”  This is not available […]

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