Entries by Finicity Editor

The Wall Street Journal: Want a Better Credit Score? Soon, Your Cellphone Bill Could Help

The Wall Street Journal explains the new Experian Boost with consumer-permissioned data compiled by Finicity. Consumers, especially those with thin files or scores between 580-670, will have even more control over their credit score by providing utility and cellphone payment data which will in turn be added to their credit reports. Read more here (paywall).

Finicity Announces Partnership with Princeton Mortgage for Effortless Digital Mortgage Origination

Asset verification from Finicity will integrate into Princeton Mortgage’s SnapApp SALT LAKE CITY – December 5, 2018 – Finicity, a leading provider of real-time financial data aggregation and insights, announced today it is working with mortgage banker Princeton Mortgage to automate borrower asset verification for lenders. The agreement will provide Princeton Mortgage loan officers and […]

Finicity CEO Steve Smith Honored as a 2018 HousingWire Vanguard

Top 52 innovative business leaders in the housing finance industry recognized SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – December 3, 2018 – Finicity, a leading provider of real-time financial data aggregation and insights, announced today that CEO, chairman and co-founder Steve Smith has been selected as a 2018 HousingWire Vanguard. The HousingWire Vanguard Awards recognize the top […]

The Wall Street Journal: FICO Plans Big Shift in Credit-Score Calculations, Potentially Boosting Millions of Borrowers

The Wall Street Journal broke the news of Finicity, Experian and FICO’s involvement in creating the new UltraFICO™ Score. Finicity CEO Steve Smith talks about how the score will benefit consumers by allowing them to use their consumer-permissioned data to increase their access to good credit. The article also appearred on the front page of […]

Press Release: Experian, FICO and Finicity Launch New UltraFICO™ Credit Score

New system improves credit access, giving consumers more control in credit scoring process, lenders and FinTechs set to pilot LAS VEGAS, NV – October 22, 2018 – Experian®, FICO® and Finicity® announced a new credit score today during the Money 20/20 USA conference. The new score, called UltraFICO™ Score, leverages account aggregation technology and distribution […]

Press Release: Financial Industry Unites to Enhance Data Security, Innovation and Consumer Control

Banks, fintech firms and industry groups launch Financial Data Exchange to create interoperable standards enabling secure data sharing, provide consumers with greater control RESTON, Va. – October 18, 2018 – Financial institutions, fintech firms and industry groups created the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit organization to unify the financial sector around the secure exchange of financial data. […]

Press Release: Finicity Partners with Freddie Mac to Provide Industry-Leading Automated Income and Asset Assessment Solution

Finicity also announces enhancements to its income and asset verification solutions SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – October 15, 2018 – Finicity, a leading provider of real-time financial data aggregation and insights, announced today it has been selected as a third-party service provider for the new Freddie Mac Loan Advisor℠ automated income and asset assessment capabilities, which […]

Press Release: Finicity and Fidelity Investments Join Forces on Customer Data Security

Fidelity customers can share financial data securely with third-party apps and services SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – September 27, 2018 – Finicity, a leading provider of real-time financial data aggregation and insights, has agreed to use an application programming interface (API)-based method for sharing Fidelity Investments customer information, after the customer authorizes such sharing, with […]