Yesterday I wrote that the Barclaycard Arrival PlusTM World Elite MasterCard® and other Barclays cards now provide free access to real FICO credit scores through their online account.
The nice thing is that these are real scores, and free, whereas many free services are effectively simulations rather than the data that lenders would see.
It turns out that eventually many more card issuers may be providing free FICO scores as well.
Barclaycard and First Bankcard (First National Bank of Omaha) are the first two banks offering this but FICO is working with other banks on potentially doing the same.
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