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44 - An Introduction to Credit Reports and Credit Scores

February 16, 2021

Credit Scores and Credit Reports. These are two terms that seem to rule our lives now-a-days, but what are they? Today I talk about what each of these are, what goes into each of them, what their purpose is, and I go over some resources to help you along your credit journey.

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Credit Resource Links:

Information on the Vantage Score:

Credit Resources from Fair Issac Corp. (FICO):

Description of FICO Versions:

Credit Karma (Free Credit Scores):

Free Credit Reports:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB):

Nerd Wallet:


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