NYTimes - Report Finds Improvemen
t in Credit Scores
05-04-2012 06:58 AM
Interesting report from the Times - FICO scores a tick up...
The number of consumers with top-tier credit ticked up to its highest level since 2008, according to a report from the creator of the FICO credit score.
An analysis by FICO, formerly known as Fair Isaac Corporation, found that 18.3 percent of consumers with FICO scores had scores of 800 to 850, the highest range of scores available. (In 2008, 18.7 percent of consumers fell in that range.)
Current score: EQ FICO 708 / TU-98 FICO 713 / EX FAKO (Plus) 776
Target FICO score: 780
Wallet: Chase Freedom $5,000 - Discover More $4,000 - CapOne Secured $1,400 - Walmart $1,000 - Orchard Secured $200