Fair Isaac, the company behind the widely used FICO credit score, has announced a pilot program to help millions of Americans get easier access to credit based on their record of paying utility bills instead of their history of loan repayments.
Fair Isaac, the company behind the widely used FICO credit score, has announced a pilot program to help millions of Americans get easier access to credit based on their record of paying utility bills instead of their history of loan repayments. File photo by Mark Lennihan The Associated Press
Fair Isaac, the company behind the widely used FICO credit score, has announced a pilot program to help millions of Americans get easier access to credit based on their record of paying utility bills instead of their history of loan repayments. File photo by Mark Lennihan The Associated Press

New scoring system aims to help people with poor credit

April 02, 2015 05:49 PM

UPDATED April 02, 2015 05:49 PM

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