How bad is a 555 credit score?
It is not good! First find out exactly why your score is 555 and try to increase it, I like Phil Turner's course called The Credit Bible for information on increasing your credit score. You probably should apply for a secure credit card in order to build your credit score and you will find tips on this in the course I recommended above. Below is a way of interpreting your credit score. Given the current credit score stats, how does this relate to your own personal score? Generally, if your score is higher than 660, you will be considered a good credit risk. If your score is below 620, then you might have a tougher time getting a loan. The following ratings explain the impact of the different score ranges: * 720-850 - Excellent - This represents the best score range and best financing terms. * 700-719 - Very Good - Qualifies a person for favorable financing. * 675-699 - Average - A score in this range will usually qualify for most loans. * 620-674 - Sub-prime - May still qualify, but will pay higher interest. * 560-619 - Risky - Will have trouble obtaining a loan. * 500-559 - Very Risky - Need to work on improving your rating.
No, it's still "bad" not very bad- but "bad" It used to be an okay score; before the FICO 08 score changes.....Fico is the real credit score...not the other you pull from the credit bureaus. Those are estimated scores.MyFICO.com is the official score sight- which can resolve any other questions you may have.
The best way for people with bad credit to get credit is to rebuild their credit score, this can be done by clearing off past due bills and bad debts, how ever responsible users can avail of department store credit cards or some credit card companies will offer people with bad credit score history a special credit card.
If you are talking about credit score, understand that I am not a credit expert, but since a credit score of 620 is bad, 215 would be a terrible credit score. If this is for a test like the SAT, this is also horrible. The average score of the SAT is about 500, and even that isn't that good of a score.