MSN Feature: Demystifying Your Credit Score

The folks at MSN highlighted a feature I originally wrote for about the ingredients that make up your credit score. Each one of the four major credit bureaus uses their own recipe:

  • FICO
  • TransUnion
  • Equifax
  • Experian

Some bureaus give more weight to what you’ve done with your credit history over the past two years, while others look at everything from the past decade. Read the full article on MSN Money.

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