7 Tax Deductions You Don't Want to Miss out On

Tax Day. For some of us it might be an “ugh!” For others a “yay!” It all depends on...

The Traits of the 800 FICO® Credit Score Holder

When it comes to the FICO® Score 8, the most widely used credit score in the country, a score...

Seeking Financial Help? Consider these 5 Steps before making a decision.

Managing one’s finances can be a challenging undertaking for some people.  Lack of time, not being comfortable with money...

Ask FICO: No FICO® Score? What should I do?

Ask FICO is a new Q & A column where our credit scoring expert, Tom Quinn answers common credit...

Will FICO® Scores Determine the Super Bowl?

Super Bowl fever is starting to build as Super Bowl Sunday approaches.  As part of the lead-up to the...
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Seeking Financial Help? Consider these 5 Steps before making a decision.
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Top 7 Tips for Helping Protect Your Data OnlineFeatured

It is of prime importance that parents, children, businesses and everyone who uses digital technology understand how crucial it is to have a first line of defense against those who are trying to steal our data. That’s why we need to talk about data privacy and to understand the different ways that we can protect our online presence.

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The Traits of the 800 FICO® Credit Score HolderFeatured

When it comes to the FICO® Score 8, the most widely used credit score in the country, a score of 800 (or higher) signifies excellence.

In FICO terms, a score of 800 or above is “Exceptional” and way above the national average. Borrowers in this range will most likely not have a problem getting credit. Why? Based on history, only about one percent of 800+ credit score holders are likely to become delinquent. Low risk means easier lending.

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Credit News & Current Events

2017 New Year’s Resolutions That Could Help Your Credit

New Years is the perfect time to start fresh – change those bad habits into good ones and make this year the best one yet. From healthier eating and more exercising to less spending and wiser budgeting, we’ve all made resolutions that we were determined to keep. Unfortunately, many times our determination runs astray and it’s only a few weeks before we end up right back where we started.

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The Traits of the 800 FICO® Credit Score Holder

When it comes to the FICO® Score 8, the most widely used credit score in the country, a score of 800 (or higher) signifies excellence. In FICO terms, a...

Quiz results are in! (And they may actually surprise you)

Last month we posted a fun quiz on the blog section of myFICO to test how well people know their credit.  The quiz consisted of 10 questions about credit,...