Risk Scores

Insight into credit scores and how credit scores are affected by economic influencers.

The current state of credit...

Posted on Dec 03 2015 by
Experian® recently released the 2015 State of Credit report, which...

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Are you really using the same model at each bureau?...

Posted on Oct 08 2015 by
VantageScore® models are the only credit scoring models to employ...

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Newly scored population can be highly credit worthy...

Posted on Jul 24 2015 by
According to VantageScore® Solutions' annual validation study, VantageScore 3.0 scores 36 million incremental consumers considered unscoreable by conventional credit scoring models. The Gini coefficient for the newly scored...

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Home buying with swagger...

Posted on Jun 11 2015 by
As the summer home buying season kicks into high gear, a newly released survey shows the importance of understanding credit scores and their impact on homebuyer behavior. The survey results show that consumers who know their...

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Many unscoreables are actually considered prime or near-prim...

Posted on Feb 17 2015 by
According to research from VantageScore® LLC, 30 to 35 million people are not scored by the most popular credit-scoring models. When measured by more modern scoring methodologies — methods that leverage the data that exists in...

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Rental data can help underbanked consumers gain access to cr...

Posted on Aug 22 2014 by
A recent study analyzing the impact of rental data on the credit scores of subsidized housing residents uncovered compelling results. The simulated analysis, which added 2 years of positive rental payment data to actual credit...

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Transitioning to a more predictive risk model...

Posted on Jul 03 2014 by
Universe expansion is key to any lender's growth strategy. Sophisticated, advanced risk models, such as the VantageScore®3.0 model, allow lenders to score up to 35 million more consumers than other risk models. When...

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Financial responsibility makes a prospective spouse more att...

Posted on Jun 20 2014 by
A recent Experian Consumer Services survey focusing on the most important attributes in a prospective spouse found that married adults value financial responsibility more than physical attractiveness. Approximately half (49...

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Average debt amounts increase while average credit scores ho...

Posted on May 27 2014 by
Experian's most recent Credit Trends study analyzing current debt levels and credit scores in the top 20 major U.S. metropolitan areas found that Detroit, Michigan, residents have the lowest average debt ($23,604) and Dallas,...

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