Firms Improve Credit-risk Screens
- Access to Credit Scores Can Turn Consumers into Better Customers. Simon, Sue // American Banker;1/11/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 8, p17
Focuses on the customer access to credit scores for the banking industry in the U.S. Implementation of the concept by Fair, Isaac & Co.; Introduction of Score Power, a consumer online delivery service; Advantages of the credit scores access.
- Credit Score SCRUTINY. Quinn, Lawrence Richter // Mortgage Banking;Sep2000, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p50
Criticizes the credit scoring system of Fair, Isaac and Co. Inc. Discussion on the politics and profitability of credit scoring; Advantages and disadvantages of credit scoring; Information on the bill passed by the California State Senate regarding credit scoring.
- Experian to use NextGen FICO Scores. // National Mortgage News;12/3/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p10
Features the Experian/Fair Isaac Advanced Risk for credit scoring models from Experian and Fair Isaac and Co. Inc. in Orange, California.
- Fair, Isaac 'Demystifies' FICO Scores. // Community Banker;Sep2000, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p14
Focuses on the factors used to calculate credit scores by Fair, Isaac and Company (FICO) in the United States. Announcement of the Web-based service to explain the FICO scores; Assistance for customers on understanding the use of credit reports data; Support of FICO on the disclosure of credit...
- Fair, Isaac's Scoring System Taking Knocks. FICKENSCHER, LISA // American Banker;4/4/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 64, p1
Reports on the criticisms on Fair Isaac & Co.'s credit scoring system, on which banks have relied in evaluating credit worthiness in the United States. Complaints on the factors used by the system in scoring; Effects of the system on people who comparison-shop for loans; Possible changes in the...
- Fair, Isaac Softens on Score Disclosure. Julavits, Robert // American Banker;5/15/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 93, p12
Reports on Fair, Isaac & Co.'s softening of its stance on credit score disclosure, declaring that it supports the idea in the context of a lending process. Company's continued resistance to open score disclosure to consumers; Introduction of a bill in the California Senate that would require...
- LET THERE BE LIGHT. // U.S. Banker;Jul2000, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p13
Focuses on Fair Isaac & Co.'s plan to roll out an Internet-based program that could automatically decipher an individual's credit score in the United States. Goal of advising consumers on how to improve their three-digit score; Fair Isaac's lack of access to the information it needs to do the job.
- Fair, Isaac accents the positive of credit scoring. Talley, Karen // American Banker;11/20/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 224, p12
Reports on the action of Fair Isaac & Co.'s action to present its credit scoring story to banks. Move as an effort to defuse assertions that credit scoring can lead to discrimination; Fair Isaac customer service director Suzanne Vesely's comments on credit scoring.
- Offline Flaws Of Fair, Isaac. Peterson, David I. // American Banker;5/26/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 102, p7
Comments on the article in the April 4, 2000 issue of the `American Banker' regarding the Fair Isaac Fico scoring system. Negative effects of `shopping' for credit; Need to review the scoring models of providers of credit scoring products.