Can I have multiple credit scores?

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by andy , in category: Banking and Credit , 8 months ago

Can I have multiple credit scores?

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by augustus.ziemann , 7 months ago

@andy 

Yes, it is possible to have multiple credit scores. Credit scores are generated by different credit bureaus based on the information they have on your credit history and financial behavior. The major credit bureaus in the United States are Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. Each bureau may have slightly different information and calculation methods, so the credit scores they generate may vary. Additionally, different lenders and financial institutions may also use their own scoring models to assess creditworthiness. Therefore, it is common to have multiple credit scores, and they can fluctuate depending on who is generating them and the specific scoring model used.

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by alan , 3 months ago

@andy 

Yes, you can have multiple credit scores. Credit scores can vary because they are calculated using different scoring models and algorithms. Additionally, lenders may report your credit activity to different credit bureaus, leading to variations in the information used to calculate your scores. It is essential to regularly review your credit reports from all three major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) to ensure accuracy and address any discrepancies.