Credit Card Center Advertiser Disclosure

New Contributor
Posts: 52
Registered: ‎06-21-2011
0 Kudos

Score Watch Not Working Correctly

I have noticed in the last several weeks that I am not getting alerts from Scorewatch and was wondering if anyone else is experiencing these problems.  I have a few new accounts that I KNOW are on my actual credit reports, and yet I have received no alert from Scorewatch.  I also have my settings set so that I am notified of balance changes on inactive accounts, etc. and have not received alerts for those either.  I am really considering just canceling this service and keeping my USAA credit monitoring.  Anyone else having problems?

Posts: 96
Registered: ‎06-24-2012
0 Kudos

Re: Score Watch Not Working Correctly

Yes, I am not receiving alerts property either.  I have several settings that should have triggered when I reduced a card utility from 100% to 7-8%, and nadda.  My score and settings were such that even a slight move of 2 points would have triggered an alert.  *sigh*  And I have this for 2 more months...

Zync NPSL, BCP ($2000), Chase United ($2000) Chase Amazon ($1500), Chase Freedom ($3000), Discover More ($2000), Paypal Extras ($5000), Citi Forward ($2000), Orchard $2000, Amazon ($5000)
Pre-App Scores: TU98 779, TU04 797, EQ 682, EX 788 (Amex) 8/12
Valued Member
Posts: 31
Registered: ‎06-14-2012
0 Kudos

Re: Score Watch Not Working Correctly

I'm in the same boat.  I have a new account listed on my USAA reports that hasn't yet triggered a scorewatch alert.  I'm anxious to see the effect on my FICO but it won't update.  Very frustrating!  

Established Contributor
Posts: 803
Registered: ‎05-16-2012
0 Kudos

Re: Score Watch Not Working Correctly

I just got an alert today but the reason why is blank. Score unchanged but on the screen that lists all changes the alert from today is not even listed. I am expecting a score jump from my only collection being deleted. Was excited seeing the alert message on the upper left side of the screen but it was blank and no information at all from this alert when I press the credit alert tab. Highly frustruated if I  have to purchase another report to see the changes.

100% Ficos: EX 780 , TU 783, EQ 776 inquiries last 2 years/1 year/6 months: EX-0/0/0, TU-0/0/0, EQ-1/0/0~ last credit card app 6/24/13- New car loan 3/8/2014- Discover IT $12,500~Kohls $1000~Amex BCE $4000~ Walmart Discover $7500~NFCU Signature CashRewards $23,300 Chase Freedom MC $6000~ Chase Amazon Visa $1900~ Cap 1/HSBC MC $3800~ Amazon Store $7000~ Fingerhut $1050

Forums posts are not provided or commissioned by FICO. Forums posts have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by FICO. It is not FICO's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

† Advertiser Disclosure: The listings that appear on myFICO are from companies from which myFICO receives compensation, which may impact how and where products appear on myFICO (including, for example, the order in which they appear). myFICO does not review or include all companies or all available products.
‡ Credit cards for FICO Score ranges: The score ranges are guidelines based on internal myFICO analysis of actual applicant approvals, and having a FICO Score in a particular range does not guarantee you will be approved for credit cards recommended in that range. These ranges were not provided by any card issuer.

* For complete information, see the terms and conditions on the credit card issuer’s website. Once you click apply for this card, you will be directed to the issuer’s website where you may review the terms and conditions of the card before applying. While myFICO always strives to present the most accurate information, we show a summary to help you choose a product, not the full legal terms - and before applying you should understand the full terms of products as stated by the issuer itself.

Copyright ©2001-2015 Fair Isaac Corporation. All rights reserved.   | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Sitemap

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: All FICO® Score products made available on include a FICO® Score 8, along with additional FICO® Score versions. Your lender or insurer may use a different FICO® Score than the versions you receive from myFICO, or another type of credit score altogether. Learn more

FICO, myFICO, Score Watch, The score lenders use, and The Score That Matters are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fair Isaac Corporation. Equifax Credit Report is a trademark of Equifax, Inc. and its affiliated companies. Many factors affect your FICO Score and the interest rates you may receive. Fair Isaac is not a credit repair organization as defined under federal or state law, including the Credit Repair Organizations Act. Fair Isaac does not provide "credit repair" services or advice or assistance regarding "rebuilding" or "improving" your credit record, credit history or credit rating. FTC's website on credit.