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Capital One(HSBC)

Can someone tell me which credit reporting agency Capital One or HSBC use? When applied for a cc they gave me a credit score that was higher than what myfico is showing me



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Re: Capital One(HSBC)

Cap One typically pulls all three reports, but on their letter, they usually tell you which of the three's score they used.

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Re: Capital One(HSBC)

primandproper wrote:

Can someone tell me which credit reporting agency Capital One or HSBC use? When applied for a cc they gave me a credit score that was higher than what myfico is showing me



If it's higher than what myFico is showing you, I would say a different TU fico model or an EX score

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Re: Capital One(HSBC)

I remember HSBC using some kind of internal scoring method before Cap One took over, maybe it's one of those?


Do you remember the scale they were using?

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Re: Capital One(HSBC)

When I was approved for the Cap1 Best Buy card, they sent me a TU score, which was not the version that fico uses. I know they pulled all three but they only gave me Transunion.
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