monthly credit scoring news

January 2016

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December 1969

Free webinar explores new developments in credit scoring

VantageScore SVP Sarah Davies updates the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) on industry trends, contrasting the predictive power of different scoring models and detailing demographic and behavioral profiles of “newly scoreable” consumers identified using the VantageScore 3.0 model.

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December 1969

Are credit scores assigned to conventionally unscoreable consumers considered reliable?

The short answer is "yes." See how the credit scores that VantageScore models assign to 30-35 million consumers conventional scoring models ignore are highly accurate.

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December 1969

Congress proposes action to end the GSE lockout

The bipartisan “Credit Score Competition Act of 2015” would compel the GSEs to accept credit scores derived from all validated and approved credit-scoring models—including the VantageScore model—in their automated underwriting systems. Read insights from the bill’s sponsors and the press.

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December 1969

Understand your rights under the Credit Repair Organizations Act

John Ulzheimer offers a word to the wise about what credit-repair organizations can and can’t do under the law.

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December 1969

Did You Know: What happens when you file an identity-theft dispute with the credit bureaus?

Read about Federal statutes that offer aggressive identity-theft protection and how the three national credit-reporting companies handle fraud alerts.

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December 1969

Five Questions with Mark Fleming, chief economist, First American Financial Corp.

Research economist Mark Fleming discusses new trends among Millenials uncovered by the First American Homeownership Progress Index (HPRI), challenges facing first-time homebuyers, and indicators to watch in 2016.

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December 1969

Tenth Anniversary Top 10: Did You Know? Articles

In our 10th Anniversary year, we revisit the 10 most popular installments of one of The Score’s most-read features.

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Upcoming Events

February 28–2
ABS Vegas 2016
Aria Resort & Casino — Las Vegas, NV
March 2–5
MBA Mid-Winter Housing Finance Conference
Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch — Avon, CO
March 7–9
CBA LIVE 2016
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa — Phoenix, AZ
April 12
Consumer Credit Summit at Card Forum and Expo
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE Hotel — Los Angeles, CA
April 12–14
Card Forum and Expo 2016
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE Hotel — Los Angeles, CA

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