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Smaller Credit Lines Shouldn't Hurt Scores Much

The Washington Post

Aug. 27, 2009 | Michelle Singletary

About 1 in 5 consumers have had their credit lines reduced by their credit card companies. What will reduced access to credit do to your FICO score? Read more

Maybe It's Time to Change Credit Cards

The New York Times

Aug. 21, 2009 | Ron Lieber

If you are unhappy with the way your credit card company is treating you, then you might consider changing credit cards. One big factor that will expand (or limit) your options will be your current FICO score. Read more

New FICO site helps borrowers seeking loan modifications

Los Angeles Times

May 10, 2009 | Lew Sichelman

FICO has partnered with non-profit organizations to help US homeowners determine if they might be eligible for mortgage relief under the Governments new housing plan. Read more

The New '700 Club'


Apr. 30, 2009 | Linda Stern

What are some ways that people with good FICO scores can take advantage of their credit standing? Read more

Credit Scores: What You Need to Know

The New York Times

Jan. 6, 2009 | Jennifer Barrett

This article lays out the ABC's of how credit scores are calculated as well as who's using them, and for what purposes. Read more

Your Credit Score: The Magic Number Explained

Reader's Digest

Oct. 2009 | Beth Kobliner

This article describes how credit scores are calculated as well as strategies you might employ to improve your credit
situation. Read more

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