To say that my AP Economics teacher had a credit card dedicated to burritos when he was in college is slightly misleading. While it’s true that he solely bought burritos on that credit card, the object of his purchase was arbitrary. Whether he bought burritos or tacos, either way my AP Economics teacher would have learned good borrowing practices and bolstered his credit score through the process of borrowing money and paying it back.
FICO Score 10 Suite has just been announced, so what does that mean for you? With average credit scores at an all time high but ever increasing total household debt in the US, the new FICO scoring model is intended to improve consumer behavior predictions and may cause a change in your credit score. Will these changes be advantageous or disadvantageous to you?