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Your credit history is one of the most important considerations that potential lenders take into account before they decide to invite you to apply for one of their credit products or to approve any application for credit you’ve made with them.

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A brief guide to Credit Scores

800+

 

Indicates an excellent Experian Credit Score and is well above the average Experian Credit Score. Consumers with an Experian Credit Score of 800+ are very unlikely to have an adverse event, such as a judgment, bankruptcy or a default recorded on their file within the next 12 months.

700 to 799

 

Indicates a very good Experian Credit Score and is above the average Experian Credit Score. Consumers in this range are unlikely to have an adverse event, such as a judgment, bankruptcy or a default recorded on their file with the next 12 months.

625 to 699

 

Indicates a good Experian Credit Score and is in the average Experian Credit Score range. Consumers in this range have on average the same likelihood of an adverse event, such as a judgment, bankruptcy or a default being recorded on their file within the next 12 months as the average population.

550 to 624

Indicates a fair Experian Credit Score. Consumers with an Experian Credit Score between 550 to 624 have a higher likelihood to have an adverse event, such as a judgment, bankruptcy or a default recorded on their file with the next 12 months than the average consumer.

549 and lower

 

Indicates a below average Experian Credit Score and is likely to be considered a poor credit score by a credit provider. Consumers with an Experian Credit Score under 549 are more likely than the average consumer to have an adverse event, such as a judgment, bankruptcy or a default recorded on their file within the next 12 months.

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