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What Is UltraFICO And What Does It Mean For You?

December 28, 2018

More lenders are interested in using alternative data to determine creditworthiness. The UltraFICO incorporates your bank account data in its score, which may benefit people with little or no credit history. Read more.

Self Lender Teams Up With Neighborhood Trust

October 2, 2018

Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, a nonprofit social enterprise, is partnering with Self Lender, the fintech that’s on a mission to help consumers responsibly build credit and save, to integrate the fintech product into Trusted Advisor, its workplace financial wellness benefit. Read more.

People want to improve credit, but don't know how

December 22, 2016

Capital One's Credit Confidence Study revealed consumers want to improve their credit, but they still don’t completely understand how credit scores work. Read more.

Season of Giving: Six worthy causes to care about

November 30, 2016

Some are big, others small, but all are mighty. If you’re in the giving spirit, these organizations are worthy causes deserving of your attention. Read more.

Is innumeracy America's biggest hidden problem?

November 18, 2016

You've probably heard America has an illiteracy problem. But there's a deeper, more insidious knowledge problem facing the country: Innumeracy. Read more.

FICO to change the way it calculates credit scores abroad

October 26, 2016

FICO will be expanding its scoring algorithm to include non-financial data such as cell phone usage in countries like India, China, & Russia. Read more.

CFPB Report: More than 220,000 borrowers will default on student loans for a second time

October 21, 2016

A new CFPB report predicts that one-in-three rehabilitated student loan borrowers will default again within the next 24 months. Read more.

The NHL's top 10 most valuable teams

October 20, 2016

The league’s value is growing, and so is the value of the individual teams. Drawing millions of fans, the NHL's top ten most valuable teams might just surprise you. Read more.