Reply
New Visitor
BadCreditBobby
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎07-03-2007
0

What does my FICO number mean?

I have a FICO score of 628 (all 3 same score.... each is the exact replica of the other CRA as of now). I am trying to figure out the MyFico chart puts me in the "Not Good" zone (marker shows in the middle if you are interested). However when I look at offer available throught MyFico.com the only options available are Excellent, Good, Fair and Poor. I know I am not in the poor section but I am not sure if I in the Good Either so I am assuming I should be in the Fair range.... is that a correct assumption?
 
I just want to see what CC options I have if I want to apply in the next few months. I am more interested in a car loan than a CC.
Moderator Emeritus
Tuscani
Posts: 6,182
Registered: ‎03-29-2007
0

Re: What does my FICO number mean?

Regular Contributor
Joe77
Posts: 218
Registered: ‎07-29-2007
0

Re: What does my FICO number mean?

628 is a bit below average, but still in shooting range for "prime" from a mortgage standpoint.  For credit cards and car loans, it's "high-end" subprime.
 
From BK to 700 FICOs in 4.5 yrs.
Valued Contributor
TheNewWorldMan
Posts: 2,374
Registered: ‎03-15-2007
0

Re: What does my FICO number mean?

I would work on getting your score up to at least 660 or so...then you will move from "Not Good" to "Not That Bad."  At 675 comes "Definitely Not Bad," and then at 690 you enter "Not that Good, But Most Assuredly Not Bad."  At 705, you will be ranked "Good, but Not as Good as You Could Be."
- - - -
in a credit-scoring postnuclear Stone Age...

myFICO is the consumer division of FICO. Since its introduction 20 years ago, the FICO® Score has become a global standard for measuring credit risk in the banking, mortgage, credit card, auto and retail industries. 90 of the top 100 largest U.S. financial institutions use the FICO Score to make consumer credit decisions.

>> About myFICO
FICO Score - The Score that matters
Click to Verify - This site chose VeriSign SSL for secure e-commerce and confidential communications.
Fair Isaac Corporation is a BBB Accredited Financial Service in San Rafael, CA
FOLLOW US Social Media Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+
}