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Credit score range
Definition and comparison of the ranges of various credit score models, including FICO.

Credit score distribution and practical ranges statistics
Industry illustrates FICO credit score breakdown and useable ranges of the distribution.

What is a credit score?
Definitions of the term credit score, a number that represents a person's liklihood of repaying debts.

Credit scores in perspective - A birds eye view
The lone three national credit bureaus each sell a credit report score based on your behavior, and they all hired the same company to figure that important three-digit number.

Free Credit Score Check Online, FICO with Credit Report
Free credit score offers are rare; only two companies offer a free FICO. An independent look at getting a credit score check and report online with no charge.