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Equifax revamps credit score scale: what does your rating mean now?

Equifax revamps credit score scale: what does your rating mean now?

Equifax has refreshed its credit score scale and bandings. Find out what the change means for your rating and what you can do to improve it.

Women’s lower credit scores mean they pay nearly £17,000 more to borrow

Women’s lower credit scores mean they pay nearly £17,000 more to borrow

Women have a lower average credit score than men, which could mean they are paying more to borrow. Which? offers advice on how to beat the gender credit score gap.

Do you need a good credit score to get a COVID-19 home test?

Do you need a good credit score to get a COVID-19 home test?

Find out how credit reports are being used in the government's coronavirus home test applications process.

Experian Boost: now your Netflix subscription can improve your credit score

Experian Boost: now your Netflix subscription can improve your credit score

Find out how Experian's open banking tool uses your current account information - such as income, savings and media subscriptions - to boost your credit rating.

Coronavirus payment holidays to be extended – how will it impact your credit score?

Coronavirus payment holidays to be extended – how will it impact your credit score?

Find out about further financial help for borrowers during the COVID-19 outbreak from November, and what it means for your credit report.

Experian told to stop sharing data without consent: five things you need to know

Experian told to stop sharing data without consent: five things you need to know

The Information Commissioner's Office says Experian has been collecting and using people's personal data without their knowledge. Here's what you should know.

Barclaycard apologises for setting wrong credit card limits – is yours too high?

Barclaycard apologises for setting wrong credit card limits – is yours too high?

Find out what effects a large credit card limit can have on your credit score, and how to make sure you're offered the right amount of credit for your circumstances.

Equifax to include tenants’ rental payments on credit reports – can it help you get a mortgage?

Equifax to include tenants’ rental payments on credit reports – can it help you get a mortgage?

Thousands of tenants could find it easier to get onto the housing ladder and get better credit deals as Equifax includes rent in credit scores. How to be included.

One in five people have an error on their credit report: have you checked yours?

One in five people have an error on their credit report: have you checked yours?

The information in your credit report determines your access to financial products, but many people have found theirs to be inaccurate, new Which? Money research reveals.  We surveyed 1,105 members...

FCA launches probe into credit report market

FCA launches probe into credit report market

The regulator has five big concerns including the quality of information on credit reports and the risks posed by Open Banking.

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