Consumer Alert: Nasty credit score surprises

Posted on: 4:41 pm, June 10, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:11pm, June 10, 2013

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.