Q&A Video – What Are The Factors That Affect My Credit Score?

John Ulzheimer

John Ulzheimer | Q&A Videos

Jul 02, 2015

If you don’t know about the individual components that go into creating your credit score, this video will be a great place to start. Your FICO credit score is made up of 5 factors drawn from your credit reports: Payment History, Amounts Owed, Length of Credit History, New Credit, and Types of Credit in Use. Learn how these categories are calculated to create your credit score in our video with credit expert John Ulzheimer.

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