9 things to know about your credit score and how it's calculated

Featuring Kristen Holt, CEO
5 July 2018

 

More and more Americans are checking their credit and understand how the scoring system works.

The percentage of consumers who have obtained at least one credit score over the past four years has risen to 57 percent in 2018, up from 49 percent four years ago, according to a survey released in June by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and VantageScore Solutions.

The survey also shows that people who get their score know much more about how the system works than those who do not.

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