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Money Talks: Credit Reports and New FICO Score

Did you know your credit score will change this summer because of new metrics? Money Talks experts will explain what a FICO credit score is, how to obtain and understand your credit report, and take your personal finance questions.


·      To order, visit annualcreditreport.com, call 1-877-322-8228. Or complete the Annual Credit Report Request Form and mail it to: Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281.

·      UPDATE: Starting in 2020, everyone in the U.S. can get 6 free credit reports per year through 2026 by visiting the Equifax website or by calling 1-866-349-5191. That’s in addition to the one free Equifax report (plus your Experian and TransUnion reports) you can get at AnnualCreditReport.com.


Facts discussed in the show can be found:

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free-credit-reports

https://www.finra.org/investors/personal-finance/how-your-credit-score-impacts-your-financial-future


Calls and emails:

  • taxes
  • credit score
  • balance transfers
  • credit repair
  • student loans


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