MINNEAPOLIS—April 8, 2010—FICO (NYSE:FICO), the developer of the industry-standard FICO® credit risk score, today announced the availability of its myFICO App on the App Store. The app gives iPhone and iPod touch users access to the FICO® Score Estimator.
“This is a perfect time to give all iPhone and iPod touch users a cool, easy way to estimate their FICO scores and gain access to the wealth of free educational content and features on myFICO,” said Shon Dellinger, FICO’s vice president of the myFICO.com division. “FICO scores are more important than ever to lenders, which means consumers who use any type of credit really should know their score. The iPhone app helps you be smart about your FICO score anywhere, anytime, and it’s fun to boot.”
myFICO® created the innovative app for use by the millions of U.S. consumers who use either the iPhone or iPod touch. Once connected with the FICO Score Estimator, users are asked a series of questions before receiving an estimated range of their current FICO score. Consumers can also use the app to access the free library of information about FICO scoring on www.myFICO.com and the site’s fee-based scoring products.
The myFICO App is available for free from the App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch.
FICO (NYSE:FICO) is the leader in analytics and decision management technology, transforming business by making every decision count. FICO combines trusted advice, world-class analytics, and innovative applications to help businesses automate, improve, and connect decisions over customer lifecycles and across the enterprise. Clients in 80 countries work with FICO to increase customer loyalty and profitability, reduce fraud losses, manage credit risk, meet regulatory and competitive demands, and rapidly build market share. FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their credit health through its consumer website, www.myFICO.com.
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