How Does Your Credit Score Compare? (INFOGRAPHIC)

By Andy Hayes

We’ve talked about what your credit score isn’t, but have you ever thought about how your credit score compares to others?  (It’s not necessarily dinner party conversation – and, uh, we wouldn’t suggest it either.)

To help you with some context, we’ve put together a short list of some credit score figures that you might want to know. Get your credit score (it’s free – you have no excuse) and then see where you are in the standings.

A low credit score can cost you when it comes to getting loans or a mortgage.  But, scores can easily be improved, but it takes time and attention.   Know your score!