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Consumer Alert: Nasty credit score surprises

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Your credit score is most important numbers in your financial life.

Americans spend millions of dollars a year to find out their scores.

But Consumer Reports is now saying the score you get is not necessarily the one lenders use, which can be a nasty surprise when you apply for credit.