monthly credit scoring news

January 2015

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December 1969

Resolved: To expand access to credit in 2015

We at VantageScore Solutions are committed to breaking the GSEs’ credit scoring model lockout, and will pursue that goal with renewed vigor in 2015. We believe competition among model providers is what’s best for lenders, for consumers, and for the country.

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December 1969

Survey finds millennials delaying major life events as a result of the recession

New research commissioned by VantageScore Solutions finds Millennials, the generation of consumers between 18 and 34 years old, remain cautious about key life events years after the Great Recession.

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December 1969

Leverage automation to protect credit health

Automated bill payments can simplify your life and safeguard your credit score, but even if you're writing fewer checks, you still need to pay attention to them.  

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December 1969

Did You Know: Renting a car with a debit card can result in a credit inquiry?

If you ask to pay for a car rental with a debit card, that will likely prompt a credit inquiry as well? Here's why, and what the consequences could be.

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December 1969

Five Questions With Kenneth Lin, CEO & founder, Credit Karma

In addition to the VantageScore scores based on TransUnion data it had offered for several years, Credit Karma has begun offering its more than 35 million users VantageScore 3.0 scores based on Equifax data as well. In light of this significant milestone, The Score posed five questions to Credit Karma CEO Ken Lin to learn more about Credit Karma and its role as a provider of VantageScore scores.

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