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Enough to be Dangerous: Evidence–in case you don't believe the story about the creditreport.com stunt
Very funny: After all the hullaballoo (see "Embroilments"), Experian's CreditReport.com made the bogus claim, "CreditReport.com can provide you with a 3 bureau credit report with FICO scores from all three agencies," and, of course, capitulated. Screenshot of the deed.
And demonstrates a lack of knowledge regarding statehouses
Spokesman: "It doesn't matter to me whether employers are using scores, they are using reports, and their use of reports should be rolled back."
HUD introduces new minimum FICO credit scores and loan-to-value ratio requirements for FHA-insured loans.
While HUD says 580, the market is tighter.
As the consumer reporting agencies deny providing scores to employers, a congressman refers to credit score use in employment screening.
Added feature: Experian
The Believers team meme gains steam, and things aren't always what they seem.
Credit scores in employment and job screening. A correction following email by creditscoring.com. Fabulous Part II.
When asked for its source, Tribune Company's LA Times cites eHow.com
creditscoring.com: "If those are your sources, you blew it."
Author attempts to justify her comment that employers use credit scores
Her sources do not support her claim.
In 2010, Mighty Net's CreditReport.com claims that it provides a 3 bureau credit report with FICO scores from all three agencies
Experian just bought CreditReport.com with all its goofiness.
Hearst's San Francisco Chronicle, Investopedia and Fabulously Broke in the City and credit scores in employment and job screening
Fabulous. Just fabulous.
History is replete with numbers that define the world. The world of credit scoring has a famous number, too.
Equifax, the national consumer reporting agency, has discovered the mystical power of 850.
Responding to creditscoring.com, FICO removes information that supported Associated Press analysis that scores fell.
Deletion of FICO credit score distribution charts invalidates wire service story.
Blogosphere chain reaction furthers the notion of credit score use by employers.
Fiction influences reality.
Mainstream media report AP reports percentage of consumers with FICO scores under 600 rises to 25%.
The AP story's premise contains some inconsistencies.
The median FICO credit score was once known to be 723, but now the statistic is proprietary information.
Contractual agreements between two of the consumer reporting agencies and scoring company FICO prohibit FICO from disclosing the average credit score numbers.
Federal agency in the Department of Defense states that it does not use credit scores for security clearances.
Agency reviews credit reports, but not scores.
How is America doing? Putting two and two together about the average credit score.
It doesn't add up.
First case: U.S. Bank and PrivacyGuard
Partners sell a Fake-O as FICO.
In 2010, Fed's statement creates a new low point
A comma tells the story.
The Fed replies with its sources (popular media reports) to support claim that employers use credit scores
Recently, the Federal Reserve told congress that employers use credit scores. A year before, the Fed answered some questions.
Fundamental document from FICO listing all of the FICO credit score reasons that a score is not higher
A base piece of the puzzle; the reasons that could be given that the score is not higher and that are delivered with a score. Direct from the developer.
Maryland Delegate replies that the Associated Press made an error with one word
A broad reach. The legislator responded.
Gannett outlet fails to provide its source, saying it happened too long ago
Some information etched into the walls of the internet may never go away, and worse, you may never know who said it.
Chicken/egg dynamic between legislature and media regarding credit score use in employment
Shooting ducks on a pond. Features TransUnion blowing it again.
Industry illustrates FICO credit score breakdown and useable ranges of the distribution
Washington state attorney general does not say what security clearances require credit scores
Email to congressman and co-sponsors requesting information source
TransUnion floats another credit report and credit score website filling up virtual shelf space
You just have to have faith.