“The share of credit scores below 700 for applications has declined and has been offset by a greater share of credit scores above 740,” CoreLogic concludes.
Discover is now the first — and for now the only — credit card issuer to give everyone, not just its cardmembers, access to their FICO credit score for free.
PMI costs have declined by 47 percent for people with credit scores of 760-plus.
John Oliver took aim at the three major U.S. credit bureaus for their historical propensity for errors about consumers’ borrowing habits or other personal data.
A key finding by CoreLogic is that the average credit score of borrowers has increased from roughly 690 in 2001 to almost 750 in 2015.
The average household with credit card balances now owes $7,879, a surging trend indicating that consumers are reverting to pre-recession debt levels of more than five years ago.
Have you ever wondered about your neighbors’ credit scores? Or the median for your state? Wonder no more. Median credit scores by state range anywhere from 655 (fair) to 745…
One in 20 respondents to a new survey admitted having, or once having, a checking or savings account or credit card without telling their spouse or significant other.
One-third of Americans (32 percent) are dissatisfied with their credit score, while 28 percent lack confidence that their current score can help them accomplish their goals.
That much-studied and targeted group of Americans known as Millennials, born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s, are big users of Alternative Financial Services (AFS).