monthly credit scoring news

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December 1969

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac consider updated credit score models

News that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are analyzing the costs of enabling use of up-to-date credit-scoring models based on post-recession data, including the VantageScore 3.0 model, has been getting a lot of attention.

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December 1969

TransUnion survey finds consumer confused over reporting of rent payments to CRCs

A TransUnion survey reveals half of consumers don’t realize rental payments can be reported to CRCs and added to their credit files.

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December 1969

Credit scores aren’t important only when you’re applying for a loan

If you think the only time your credit scores are important is when you’re in the market for car financing, a mortgage, credit card or other new loan, you’re not alone. You also are wrong.

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December 1969

Did You Know your credit card issuers routinely pull your credit scores?

Most credit scores are calculated without the consumer’s overt permission or knowledge, as part of a routine process called “account maintenance.” Learn all about it.

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December 1969

Five Questions with AFSA CEO Chris Stinebert

The head of the American Financial Services Association, a trade association for consumer and commercial finance companies and lenders, offers broad insights into industry trends.

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