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How your FICO ® Credit Score is determined.
Your FICO ® Scores consider five categories of credit data from your credit report that may vary in importance for different credit profiles. The percentages reflected are based on the five categories for the general population.
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Frequently asked questions
No. The FICO ® Score and other credit information we provide will never hurt your credit score. In fact, you can check as often as you like – it will never affect your score. Check back every 30 days to see a refreshed score.
Nearly all lenders in the US, including Discover, use a FICO ® Score among other information when they make their credit decisions, and they have for more than 20 years. We think that everyone should be informed about their credit so that they can avoid surprises.
Credit scores are three-digit numbers that summarize the positive and negative information on your Experian credit report. They help lenders quickly assess your credit risk, and can influence everything from car loans, to mortgages to credit cards.
Discover is serious about security. We’ll never sell your information to third parties and we take steps to protect your privacy. To understand how we handle your data, please review our privacy notice.
Staying on top of your credit can be very helpful if you’re concerned about a data breach. Every 30 days, you can get an updated FICO ® Credit Score, which includes total number of accounts, number of inquiries and more insight on what’s helping and hurting your credit.
Yes. If you place a Credit Freeze on your credit file, we can only show your Discover Credit Scorecard from the last time you accessed it before the freeze. If you decide to take the freeze off your file, you’ll be able to update your Credit Scorecard again.
Discover provides a FICO ® Score to anyone, for free.
* Credit Scorecard Information: Credit Scorecard is provided by Discover Bank, and includes a FICO ® Credit Score and other credit information. Credit Scorecard information is based on data from Experian and may differ from credit scores and credit information provided by other credit bureaus. This information is provided to you at no cost and with your consent. You must be 18 years old and a U.S. resident or a resident of America Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands. Your Credit Scorecard will be refreshed the later of every 30-days or the next time you log in to Credit Scorecard. Discover and other lenders may use different inputs, such as a FICO ® Credit Score, other credit scores and more information in credit decisions. This product may change or end in the future. FICO is a registered trademark of the Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and other countries.
You’ll see how you’re doing, where you stand compared to the national Average and how you got there. A lot of information goes into making your FICO ® Credit Score. So, we give you 5 key aspects of credit that drive your score, including number of open accounts, how long you’ve had credit, number of recent inquiries, revolving credit usage and number of missed payments.
And knowing where you stand makes it easier to get the benefits you deserve.