Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
FICO is the name of the data analytics company that pioneered the concept of credit scoring through its signature three-digit FICO score. FICO was founded in 1956 by engineer Bill Fair and mathematician Earl Isaac. It changed names from Fair Isaac Corp. to FICO in 2009, and is based in Minneapolis.
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