Posts Tagged "VantageScore"

Why a credit score by itself is meaningless

Dear Experian,

I have a credit report and a score of 785. So what? I haven’t been able to ascertain what the “grading scale” is. Any help?


PLUS Score, VantageScore available from Experian

Dear Experian,

I know that a lender I’m about to approach will pull up my Experian Scorex PLUS score. It doesn’t seem available to me at or How can I view this score of mine before going to the lender? Or, do I just cross my fingers.


Why there isn’t just one credit score

Dear Experian,

Why isn’t there one credit score across the board? Could you please explain why lenders receive different credit scores than what I receive? Why are the credit scores different from each lender, such as for car loans, mortgages and other loan companies?


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