A credit score
is a number generally between 300-850, based on a statistical
analysis of a person's credit files. This score represents the credit
worthiness of a person. A credit score is assigned to each individual, to rate
how risky a borrower he or she is--the higher the score, the less
risk the individual poses to creditors. In most cases, your credit score will determine whether you will be
approved for a credit card.
1. Credit Scores range from 300-850, the higher the better 2. Most lenders base approval on your credit score. 3. Higher Scores mean lower payments and better deals. 4. Higher Scores mean Lower interest rates. 5. Scores are determined by 5 main categories:
Length of Credit History
Type of Credit Used
Note: Credit scores are used to represent the creditworthiness of a person and may be one indicator to the credit type you are eligible for. However, credit score alone does not guarantee or imply approval for any credit card product.
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