9th Annual Credit Score Survey to Be Released

At a press teleconference at 12:00 noon Eastern on Monday, June 10, the Consumer Federation of America and VantageScore Solutions will release the results of their ninth annual survey on consumer understanding of credit scores. The results identify significant changes in consumer understanding of credit scoring since 2012. These results are critically important given the extraordinary impact credit scores have on the financial lives of consumers.

At the press tele-conference CFA and VantageScore Solutions will release the latest consumer credit survey results and other key information regarding credit scores:

  • What consumers understand, and dont understand, about credit scores and their uses.
  • Changes in consumer knowledge over the past eight years.
  • Changes in the percentage of Americans getting their credit scores.
  • Whats potentially driving the changes in consumer understanding of credit scores.
  • The best way consumers can raise their credit scores.
  • An on-line Credit Score Quiz (creditscorequiz.org) designed to educate consumers about credit scores.


CFA and VantageScore Solutions Press Teleconference on Credit Score Knowledge


Monday, June 10, 12:00 p.m. EDT

Call In #:

800-247-5110 and use the passcode CFACALL



Stephen Brobeck, Senior Fellow, Consumer Federation of America

Barrett Burns, President and CEO, VantageScore Solutions

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NO INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED BEFORE THE TELECONFERENCE Release available after 11:30 a.m. EDT June 10th @ www.consumerfed.org

The Consumer Federation of America is an association of more than 250 nonprofit consumer organizations that was established in 1968 to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy, and education.

VantageScore Solutions, initially developed by Americas three national credit reporting companies (CRCs) “ Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion “ is the independently managed company behind the VantageScore scoring model.

Jack Gillis, CFA, 202-939-1018

Jeff Richardson, VantageScore