Your credit score: the pandemic's startling effect

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Oct 23, 2020 | Current events | The economy
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COVID catapults country’s credit scores to new heights

While the pandemic was beating up the US economy, Americans’ credit scores rose. According to FICO, this key metric for lending decisions rose to an average of 711 in July, up from 706 a year earlier and 708 in April. These increases were largely propelled by massive government stimulus measures via...

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