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NFCU now providing is Equifax FICO Score 9

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Just noticed this when checking my accounts.

 

FICO® Score 9 based on Equifax data updated on a bi-monthly basis, when available.

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My score of 824 lists "my most recent delinquency is too new or unknown" as a factor in my score.

 

Nice...

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My score of 824 lists "my most recent delinquency is too new or unknown" as a factor in my score.

 

Nice...

Where do I find the score ?

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My wife's FICO 8 = 732 (Equifax website)

My wife's FICO 9 = 810 (NFCU)

 

My FICO 8 = 755 (Equifax website)

My FICO 9 = 794 (NFCU)

 

All of our Experian and TransUnion FICO 8 scores are above 780 because they have our old mortgages reporting (Equifax does not).

 

That makes no sense for her to have such a dramatic change in her FICO 9 score.

Supposedly the FICO 9 score counts medical collections differently.

But she and I have zero collections, so logically there should be little difference in our scores between FICO 8 and FICO 9.

 

Why do they need to create so many different FICO scores. This is getting annoying.

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My wife's FICO 8 = 732 (Equifax website)

My wife's FICO 9 = 810 (NFCU)

 

My FICO 8 = 755 (Equifax website)

My FICO 9 = 794 (NFCU)

 

All of our Experian and TransUnion FICO 8 scores are above 780 because they have our old mortgages reporting (Equifax does not).

 

That makes no sense for her to have such a dramatic change in her FICO 9 score.

Supposedly the FICO 9 score counts medical collections differently.

But she and I have zero collections, so logically there should be little difference in our scores between FICO 8 and FICO 9.

 

Why do they need to create so many different FICO scores. This is getting annoying.

 

I am the opposite. My FICO 9 is about 50 points lower than my FICO 8 from CCT. I have 3 collections on EQ, all non-medical.

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NFCU keeps getting better and better.

 

credit karma has Equifax @ 695

 

NFCU fico 9 Equifax @ 740

 

 

thanks for heads up.

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NFCU keeps getting better and better.

 

credit karma has Equifax @ 695

 

NFCU fico 9 Equifax @ 740

 

 

thanks for heads up.

 

Ignore those FAKO's at CK.

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NFCU keeps getting better and better.

 

credit karma has Equifax @ 695

 

NFCU fico 9 Equifax @ 740

 

 

thanks for heads up.

 

Ignore those FAKO's at CK.

 

 

Indeed:

 

My TU Vantage 3.0 Score (CK) = 597

My TU FICO TU-08 (Barclays) = 700

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Indeed:

 

My TU Vantage 3.0 Score (CK) = 597

My TU FICO TU-08 (Barclays) = 700

 

 

 

I just ran the same comparison for my wife. All score taken in early May.

 

Wife's TU Vantage (CK) = 756

Wife's TU FICO (Barclays) = 791

Wife's TU FICO (Discover) = 791

Wife's TU FICO (Amazon) = 791

 

Credit Karma (CK) scores are for entertainment purposes only.

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Only for members with creditcard/loan thru NFCU? I only have checking/savings and don't see it.

 

That is correct

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I read in the agreement on NFCU to access Fico scores it would be FICO 9 EQ and it stated that this is what NFCU uses for credit cards alone with other factors "internal scoring" only. So my question is are new credit card applications going to go through FICO 9 along with CC limit increases?

 

 

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700 FICO 08 May 13

693 FICO 09 May 04

 

Good Stuff. But what is even better is if they started this from someone here creating a survey. CreditBoards has POWER!

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I read in the agreement on NFCU to access Fico scores it would be FICO 9 EQ and it stated that this is what NFCU uses for credit cards alone with other factors "internal scoring" only. So my question is are new credit card applications going to go through FICO 9 along with CC limit increases?

 

 

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This means NFCU is using FICO 9 as a tracking score for existing accounts. They can only freely provide what they use for account tracking They may, or may not, use FICO 9 for initial approvals but it is more likely.

 

This principal difference between FICO 8 and 9 is that FICO 9 does not negatively count paid collections while FICO 8 does.

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Shows a View your Fico Score link under Loans & Credit.

Well, I'll be damned. I was on the site earlier and didn't notice.

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Terms and conditions if you haven't already enabled:

 

To enable this feature, you must be the primary accountholder on a credit card account. When you select "Enable Now", you'll gain access to:

Your FICO® Score

Up to 2 Score Factors

Your Score History

Viewing this content will not impact your score.

Terms & Conditions

As part of Navy Federal's FICO® Score program, I authorize Navy Federal to display my FICO® Score that Navy Federal already has based upon its relationship with me. I understand my FICO® Score will be available to me in my online banking credit card account(s) and mobile app for my education and non-commercial use. My enrollment also serves as authorization for Navy Federal to display my score in my online banking credit card account(s) and mobile app when I access any of my Navy Federal credit card accounts online or via Navy Federal's mobile app, and currently opened or those new credit card accounts I may open in the future. I understand that I may disable at any time by selecting the disable function on the bottom of the FICO® Score page and disabling means that I will not have access to my free FICO® Score on any of my Navy Federal credit card accounts.

The FICO® Score provided is the FICO® Score 9 based on data from Equifax® and may be different from other credit scores. The FICO® Score provided is the score we use for Navy Federal credit card products and is not necessarily used for other products Navy Federal offers. Navy Federal may consider additional factors other than the FICO® Score when making credit decisions. The FICO® Score can also vary by lender, and therefore, the FICO® Score you will be provided by Navy Federal may be different from that which other lenders have for you.

FICO® and Equifax are third-party providers and are not affiliated with Navy Federal Credit Union. Navy Federal does not guarantee the accuracy of any credit information that is provided to you by these third parties. Navy Federal may discontinue, without notice, the display of the FICO® Score in my online account, mobile account or both. Navy Federal is not responsible for delays or failure to perform.

You can request a free copy of your credit report once every 12 months from each of the three major US consumer reporting agencies including Equifax, at annualcreditreport.com, which is the authorized source under federal law for free credit reports. If you find inaccuracies within your credit file, you may dispute items in your report with the particular consumer reporting agency involved.

Navy Federal Credit Union and Fair Isaac Corporation are not credit repair organizations as defined under federal or state law, including the Credit Repair Organizations Act.

Navy Federal Credit Union and Fair Isaac do not provide "credit repair" services or advice or assistance regarding "rebuilding" or "improving" your credit record, credit history or credit rating.

Equifax® is a registered trademark of Equifax, Inc.

FICO is a registered trademark of Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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How does Navy Federal use FICO® Scores?

Like most other lenders, Navy Federal may use your FICO® Score as one piece of information among many to help make a more informed credit decision about you.

How are FICO® Scores calculated?

FICO® Scores are calculated from many different pieces of credit data in your credit report. This data is grouped into five categories as outlined below. The percentages in the chart reflect how important each of the categories is in determining how FICO® Scores are calculated.

35% - Payment History

30% - Outstanding Debt

15% - Length of Credit History

10% - New Credit

10% - Credit Mix

What are FICO® Scores?

FICO® Scores are numbers that summarize your credit risk. Scores are based on a snapshot of your credit file at particular consumer reporting agency at a particular point in time, and help lenders evaluate your credit risk.

Why are you providing FICO® Scores?

Reviewing your FICO® Scores can help you to better understand your financial health.

How often will I receive my FICO® Score?

Members will receive their FICO® Score 9 based on Equifax data updated on a bi-monthly basis, when available.

Will accessing my FICO® Score impact my credit?

No. The FICO® Score we provide to you will not impact your credit.

Why is my FICO® Score not available?

Your credit card account is new. It may take over two billing cycles for us to populate your score.

nRewards® Secured and First Time Borrowers Cardholders. It might take additional time for nRewards® Secured and First Time Borrowers to see their FICO® Score.

The Credit Bureau doesn't have adequate data. FICO® Scores are calculated based on credit reports at the US credit reporting agencies. FICO® Scores are not available when a credit bureau cannot match the necessary data about the consumer.

Where does the information used to calculate my FICO® Score come from?

FICO® Scores are based on the credit information in a credit file with a particular consumer reporting agency (CRA) at the time the score is calculated. The information in your credit files is supplied by lenders, collection agencies and public records. Not all lenders report to all three major CRAs. The FICO® Score 9 that we provide to you is based on data from your Equifax report as of the "pulled on date" shown with your score.

What are Key Score Factors?

When a lender receives a FICO® Score, "key score factors" are also delivered, which explain the top factors from the information in the credit report that affected the score. The order in which FICO® Score factors are listed is important. The first indicates the area that most affected that particular FICO® Score and the second is the next significant area. Knowing these score factors can help you better understand your financial health over time. However, if you already have a high FICO® Score (usually in the mid-700s or higher), score factors are informative but, not as significant since they represent very marginal areas where your score was affected.

Why is my FICO® Score different than other scores I've seen?

There are many different credit scores available to consumers and lenders. In addition, FICO® Scores are based on credit file data from a particular consumer reporting agency, so differences in your credit files may create differences in your FICO® Scores. The score being made available through this program is FICO® Score 9. When reviewing a score, take note of the score date, consumer reporting agency credit file source, score type, and range for that particular score.

Why do FICO® Scores fluctuate/change?

There are many reasons why a score may change. FICO® Scores are calculated each time they are requested, taking into consideration the information that is in your credit file from a particular consumer reporting agency (CRA) at that time. So, as the information in your credit file at that CRA changes, FICO® Scores may also change. Review your key score factors, which explain what factors from your credit report most affected a score. Comparing key score factors from the two different time periods can help identify causes for a change in a FICO® Score. Keep in mind that certain events such as late payments or bankruptcy can lower FICO® Scores quickly.

How do I check my credit report?

Because your FICO® Score is based on the information in your credit report, it is important to make sure that the credit report information is accurate. You may get a free copy of your credit report once every 12 months. To request a copy of your credit report, please visit: http://www.annualcreditreport.comor you can request a free copy from each of the three major consumer reporting agencies including Equifax. Please note that your free credit report will not include your FICO® Score.

 

FICO® Scores and associated educational content are provided solely for your own non-commercial personal review, use and benefit.

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EQ FICO 8: 628

NFCU FICO 9: 608

 

Do they do some type of soft pull to get this? NFCU only pulled TU for membership and CC for me.

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