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First Financial® is the nation’s leading provider of low credit score loan services. When it comes to low credit scores, you simply can’t find a more convenient place that offers bad credit and low credit scores loan services online nationwide at the lowest possible rates & terms. Low credit scores loan services can usually be obtained the same day or within 24 hours.

Do you Qualify for a Loan ?

700 and Above – Very good to excellent. We will have no problems giving you a loan with a credit score of 700 or above.
680 to 699 – This credit score puts you in the ” Good / Fair” category. That one point between good and very good to excellent credit generally makes little difference to lenders.
620 to 679 – If your credit score falls into this range, you fall into the “Okay” category. The closer your score is to 679, the better. 620 is consider to be a “par” credit rating.
580 to 619 – While you aren’t in the “Bad” category yet, you are teetering on the edge if your credit score falls in this range. 620 is the prime rate cut-off.
500 to 580– You can still get credit in this scoring range. More information may be required.
499 and below – Yes, even with as score of 499 or below you can still be extended credit. More information may be required.

Glossary of Credit Terms

Application scoring
The use of a statistical model to objectively   evaluate and “score” credit applications and credit bureau data in order   to assess likely future performance. Scores help businesses make decisions such as   whether to accept or decline the application.
A proceeding in U.S. Bankruptcy Court that may legally   release a person from repaying debts owed. Credit reports normally include   bankruptcies for up to 10 years.
The balance on a credit obligation that a lender no longer   expects to be repaid and writes off as a bad debt.
Attempted recovery of a past-due credit obligation by a   collection department or agency.
Consumer credit file
A credit bureau record on a given individual. It   may include: consumer name, address, Social Security number, credit history,   inquiries, collection records, and public records such as bankruptcy filings and   tax liens.
Credit bureau
A credit reporting agency that is a clearinghouse for   information on the credit rating of individuals or firms. Is often called a   “credit repository” or a “consumer reporting agency”. The   three largest credit bureaus in the U.S. are Equifax, Experian and   TransUnion.
Credit bureau risk score
A type of credit score based solely on data   stored at the major credit bureaus. It offers a snapshot of a consumer’s credit   risk at a particular point in time, and rates the likelihood that the consumer   will repay debts as agreed.
Credit history
A record of how a consumer has repaid credit   obligations in the past.
Credit obligation
An agreement by which a person is legally bound to   pay back borrowed money or used credit.
Credit report
Information communicated by a credit reporting agency   that bears on a consumer’s credit standing. Most credit reports include: consumer   name, address, credit history, inquiries, collection records, and any public   records such as bankruptcy filings and tax liens.
Credit risk
The likelihood that an individual will pay his or her   credit obligations as agreed. Borrowers who are more likely to pay as agreed pose   less risk to creditors and lenders.
Credit score
This term is often used to refer to credit bureau risk   scores. It broadly refers to a number generated by a statistical model which is   used to objectively evaluate information that pertains to making a credit   decision.
A failure to make a loan or debt payment when due. Usually an   account is considered to be “in default” after being delinquent for   several consecutive 30-day billing cycles.
A failure to deliver even the minimum payment on a loan or   debt payment on or before the time agreed. Accounts are often referred to as 30,   60, 90 or 120 days delinquent because most lenders have monthly payment   cycles.
Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)
Federal legislation that prohibits   discrimination in credit. The ECOA originally was enacted in 1974 as Title VII of   the Consumer Credit Protection Act.
Fair Credit Reporting Act(FCRA)
Federal legislation that promotes the   accuracy, confidentiality and proper use of information in the files of every   “consumer reporting agency”. The FCRA was enacted in 1970.
FICO® scores
Credit bureau risk scores produced from models   developed by Fair Isaac Corporation are commonly known as FICO scores.   Fair Isaac credit bureau scores are used by lenders and others to assess the   credit risk of prospective borrowers or existing customers, in order to help make   credit and marketing decisions. These scores are derived solely from the   information available on credit bureau reports.
An item on a consumer’s credit report that shows that someone   with a “permissible purpose” (under FCRA rules) has previously requested   a copy of the consumer’s report. Fair Isaac credit bureau risk scores take into   account only inquiries resulting from a consumer’s application for credit.
Installment debt
Debt to be paid at regular times over a specified   period. Examples of installment debt include most mortgage and auto loans.
Insurance bureau score
An insurance rating based solely on credit   bureau data stored at the major credit bureaus. It offers a snapshot of an   individual’s insurance risk at a particular point in time, and helps insurers   evaluate new and renewal auto and homeowner insurance policies.
Late payment
A delinquent payment; a failure to deliver a loan or debt   payment on or before the time agreed.
Revolving debt
Debt owed on an account that the borrower can   repeatedly use and pay back without having to reapply every time credit is used.   Credit cards are the most common type of revolving account.
See “credit score”.
Scoring model
A statistical formula that is used, usually with the   help of computers, to estimate future performance of prospective borrowers and   existing customers. A scoring model calculates scores based on data such as   information on a consumer’s credit report.

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