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What is FICO?

FICO, an acronym for Fair Isaac Corporation, is a company that specializes in predictive analytics, primarily known for producing one of the most widely used consumer credit scores in the United States. The FICO score is a measure of consumer credit risk and has become a fixture in consumer lending decisions.

FICO is Not a Credit Bureau.

Credit bureaus such as Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion collect and maintain individuals’ credit histories, FICO analyzes this information to generate FICO scores. A FICO score is calculated based on information from an individual’s credit report, including their payment history, current level of indebtedness, types of credit used, length of credit history, and new credit accounts. The scores range from 300 to 850, with a higher score indicating lower risk to lenders.

For truckers, a strong FICO score is particularly important. It can affect various aspects of their business operations, including the ability to secure financing for new trucks or other equipment, the terms and rates of loans or lines of credit, and sometimes the cost of insurance premiums. Maintaining a good FICO score can provide truckers with more favorable financial options, helping them to grow and manage their business more effectively.

Learn more about how BLF assists our truckers with Credit Management.

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