Quantcast tag
Synchrony Financial
Questions?Contact Us

FICO® Scores 101

When you apply for credit—such as a credit card, auto loan or mortgage—the company from which you are seeking credit may check your credit report from one or more of the three major consumer reporting agencies. In addition to information from your credit report(s), they will most likely use a credit score, such as a FICO® Score, in their evaluation of risk before lending money to you. The Fair Isaac Corporation has developed the following materials to help consumers understand their scores and the scoring process.

What is a FICO® Score?

What goes into FICO® Scores?

Understanding your credit report

Additional Reading

Understanding FICO® Scores (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions about FICO ® Scores (PDF)

Disclaimer

We include links to another website in this article for your convenience. We do not endorse any content on these sites.

All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. All company, product and service names used in this website are for identification purposes only. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement.

This content is subject to change without notice and offered for informational use only. You are urged to consult with your individual business, financial, legal, tax and/or other advisors with respect to any information presented.  Synchrony Financial and any of its affiliates (collectively, “Synchrony”) make no representations or warranties regarding this content and accept no liability for any loss or harm arising from the use of the information provided. Your receipt of this material constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

© 2017 Synchrony Financial. All rights reserved. No reuse without prior written consent from Synchrony Financial.