How Can I Get a Free FICO Score?

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Getting a free FICO score, or credit score, can be done by visiting or, and filling out the appropriate information. Monitor your FICO score on a regular basis to ensure that there are no problems with your credit report using advice from a registered financial consultant in this free video on personal finance and money management.

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This is financial adviser Patrick Munro talking about how do I get a free FICO score? A FICO score is done by the Fair Isaac Corporation. It is the model of your credit bureau from the three different credit bureaus merged into one credit score called a FICO score. These three bureaus are Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax. And they have various modes and ways of calculating your existing credit, your job, your banking history. All of it goes into this reporting agency, so you're really constantly being watched by these organizations. The FICO score is used by lenders, so you want to know what your FICO score is before you go in front of a lender and try and solve any existing credit problems that may be on the credit bureaus. And the way to do this is go onto the Internet to or, and that's how you get your free FICO score. This is financial adviser Patrick Munro.


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