Credit Scores

400 Credit Score: Near the Bottom of the Barrel

400 Credit Score: Near the Bottom of the Barrel
August 21, 2012 No Comments »

Hopefully You Don’t Have a 400 Credit Score It’s been a while since I’ve taken a look at a specific credit score, so I thought I’d shake it up and examine something extreme. Today I’ll dissect the abysmal “400 credit ... Read More »

550 Credit Score: Bad No Matter How You Look At It

550 Credit Score: Bad No Matter How You Look At It
April 26, 2012 No Comments »

550 Credit Scores Are Common It has been over a month since we’ve looked at a particular credit score to determine whether it’s good news, bad news, or not even newsworthy. That said, let’s look at a “550 credit score,” ... Read More »

660 Credit Score: Definitely Below Average

660 Credit Score: Definitely Below Average
March 21, 2012 No Comments »

660 Credit Score Could Be Better It’s that time again, when we take a hard look at a specific credit score to determine where it lies on the ever important credit score scale. After all, simply knowing your credit score ... Read More »

680 Credit Score: For Fico, It’s Not So Bad

680 Credit Score: For Fico, It’s Not So Bad
March 7, 2012 No Comments »

680 Credit Score Might Be Decent Let’s take a look at another pretty common credit score, the “680 credit score.” Before we dive in and dissect this lovely three-digit number, we need to know the proper scoring scale. There is ... Read More »

730 Credit Score: You’re In Pretty Good Shape

730 Credit Score: You’re In Pretty Good Shape
February 24, 2012 No Comments »

Your 730 Credit Score Let’s examine another specific credit score. Today we will dissect a “730 credit score” to determine if it’s good, bad, or just plain ugly. As always, you need to use the appropriate credit score scale to ... Read More »

780 Credit Score: Now We’re Talking

780 Credit Score: Now We’re Talking
February 1, 2012 No Comments »

You Might Have Great Credit It’s our inaugural specific credit score post of 2012! Hooray! Today we’ll examine a “780 credit score.” As always, we need to use the correct scoring algorithm and corresponding credit score scale to ensure we’re ... Read More »

760 Credit Score: Now a Key Threshold

760 Credit Score: Now a Key Threshold
October 27, 2011 1 Comment »

760 Credit Scores Are Now Pretty Important Every once and a while I talk about specific credit scores to highlight their importance. And so today, we’ll discuss a “760 credit score,” which is more than an arbitrary three-digit number. Believe ... Read More »

590 Credit Score: It’s Costing You Money

590 Credit Score: It’s Costing You Money
September 26, 2011 No Comments »

590 Credit Scores Can Get Expensive… If you’ve got a “590 credit score,” don’t give yourself a pat on the back. Give yourself a swift kick in the butt, because it’s not a good credit score. Heck, it’s not even ... Read More »

740 Credit Score: Almost There!

740 Credit Score: Almost There!
August 23, 2011 No Comments »

740 Credit Scores Aren’t Too Shabby Every now and again, I take the time to look at a specific credit score to see how it stacks up. Today, we’ll focus on a “740 credit score” to see what it means ... Read More »

530 Credit Score: Yes, It Sucks

530 Credit Score: Yes, It Sucks
August 8, 2011 No Comments »

530 Credit Scores Blow It’s another blue Monday, so I figured it’d be a good time to take another look at a specific credit score. And because Mondays are so “sucky,” why not also look at a “sucky credit score.” ... Read More »