Wednesday, November 14, 2018
FICO, the developer of the most widely used credit score, is rolling out a new credit scoring system next year that takes checking and savings accounts into consideration in addition to credit and loan accounts. This could most help those with low or no credit scores who have problems securing credit, though few Americans say they’ve been in that position recently.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that nearly three-quarters of American Adults (73%) know their credit score. Just 18% do not, and another 10% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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