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Re: Take the FICO Fitness Challenge for 2011!

By paying off 3 old collection accounts, about how many points will my credit score increase?? Does anyone have an estimate...please and thank you

 

 


Starting Score: 619
Current Score: 640
Goal Score: 700


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Re: Take the FICO Fitness Challenge for 2011!

My FICO Goals for 2011 (and beyond):

 

1.  Have all bad debt paid off and appropriately noted on my credit reports.

2.  Clear up all incorrect information and stay ahead of my finances.

3.  Learn to stick to a budget more effectively!

4.  Raise my scores to 650 or better (this may not be complete by the end of 2011, but it's worth a shot)

5.  Be  more diligent about saving money 

 

Good Luck to Everyone!:smileyvery-happy:


Starting Score: FAKO EX 562 FAKO EQ 587 FAKO TU 548
Current Score: EQ 617 TU 638
Goal Score: 680 or better across the board


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My goal is to achieve FICO of 650 and purchase my first home.  I will achieve this goal by doing the following:

 

  1. Apply for one more credit card which will give me a total of two open revolving accounts
  2. Keep balances low on these two cards.
  3. Pay everything on time
  4. Pay off two old credit cards that are in collection; GW these.
  5. Allow time to heal my past.

Starting Score: 12/2010: TU 615; EQ 588; EX 568
Current Score: 05/2011: TU 634; EQ 639; EX 575
Goal Score: 650


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For 2011 I'm pretty good with my FICO score. It could be better, but I'm totally not complaining! It took a lot of hard work & money to get my score to where it is now. For this year, my goal is to pay off my car loan, pay off the little bit of cc debt that I accrued around xmas time, and keep paying on time. My ultimate goal is to get my fico score in the 780+ by the time I want to buy a house, but I still have a few years! Good luck everyone with getting your score higher :smileyhappy:

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1.  My Fico Score goal for 2011 is: 650+

2.  My Current FICO score(s) are: EQ 602, TU 630, EX 575

3.  The Steps I plan to take to achieve my goals:  Pay an old xcel collection off and down my student loan, hopefully get a credit card to rebuild


Starting Score: EQ 602 TU 630 EX 575
Current Score: EQ 602 TU 630 EX 575
Goal Score: ALL 650+


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1.  Goal score for 2011  is a 730+ FICO score

2.  Current score is 682

3.  Make payments on time, pay of revolving debt, and no inquiries until I purchase my new car... :-)


Starting Score: 682
Current Score: 682
Goal Score: 730


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My goal is a 680 FICO

 

My current EQ score is 639.

 

I will continue paying all CCs on time and using the insight and advice of others on this forum.


Starting Score: 558
Current Score: 639 2-04-11 EQ FICO
Current Score: 613 2-04-11 TU FICO
Goal Score: 680
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Re: Take the FICO Fitness Challenge for 2011!

My FICO score goal for this year is 750 (and 800 for 2012), but right now I have no idea if or how I will be able to reach my goal this year. I hope to learn more about improving my score on this forum. I took the first step last year in applying for a secured card (I had nothing but a debit card for a few years) and being sure to make all my payments on time, but will need lots more advice and help to pull myself out of a pretty bad financial situation.

 

My current scores: TU 705 EQ 701

 

I plan to keep using and paying promptly on the card, not sharing any of my accounts with (irresponsible) others, and hopefully buying a used car with mostly cash, but some credit.  I'm not even sure if that is a doable or good strategy in my current situation, but will be reading this forum to discover what else I can do to improve my scores.

 

Good luck everyone!


Starting Score: TU 705 EQ 701
Current Score: TU 705 EQ 701
Goal Score: TU 750 EQ 750


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Re: Take the FICO Fitness Challenge for 2011!

To take the challenge, tell us: 

1.  Your FICO score goal for 2011

2.  Your current FICO score(s)

3.  The steps you plan to take to achieve your goal

 

my current fico scores are listed below along with my goal scores. to achieve my goal score i hope to get cmi collection removed from my credit report and continue to pay on time and get my cc utilization down to 10% currently at 24%. also i have a paid judgement that will drop off in november of this year. i have 2 installment loans on for an auto and the other for furniture which i had before that car that helped out my credit mix so i intend to pay that off and hope it helps increase my score. thats all i can do.


Starting Score:05/02/2010- TU-589-EQ-549
Current Score: 02/13/2012- TU-711-EQ-675-EX-735
Goal Score: TU-750-EQ-700-EX-750
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1.  My Fico Score goal for 2011 is: 800 

2.  My Current FICO score(s) are: EQ 737, TU 742

3.  The Steps I plan to take to achieve my goals:  Reduce my UT from 28% to less than 15%, avoid opening new credit, mantain my 100% on-time payment history.

 

 

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Just checked my TU score last week: 756!! UT is down to 24%, no inq's.

Next month will check EQ to see how it looks...


Starting Score: EQ 737--TU 742
Nov/2010: EQ 737--TU 742
Nov/2011: TU 753
Goal Score: EQ 800--TU 800


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