MARYVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is helping customers manage their overall financial success by providing them with FICO® Scores and educational tools for free.
The initiative, launched this January, is part of the FICO® Score Open Access program, which aims to empower consumers to understand their credit status.
"It's important for us to provide our customers with the information they need to take control of their financial health," said Eric Hamilton, President of Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. "With the FICO® Score Open Access program, we are able to give them insights that will allow them to better manage their credit standing."
The FICO® Score that Vanderbilt will provide to its customers will be updated quarterly and will be conveniently located on their monthly online statement. Customers can also access their FICO® Score information via the secure Vanderbilt Mortgage account portal. Additional resources, including a score meter and a rating explanation, are available at www.vmf.com/FICO, an educational site created by Vanderbilt to help customers understand key factors that impact their credit score.
FICO® Scores are the credit scores financial institutions use most often when making lending decisions. Up until recently, however, FICO® Scores were not easily accessible for consumers. Vanderbilt is offering this benefit to its customers free of charge.
To learn more about the FICO® Score Open Access program now offered to Vanderbilt customers visit www.vmf.com/FICO.
FICO is the registered trademark of Fair Isaac Corporation.
About Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.
Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. is a national housing lender that specializes in financing manufactured homes. In business for more than 40 years, the company currently services more than 180,000 home loans and works hard to tailor loans to each family's needs. Vanderbilt has an A+ grade from the Better Business Bureau and is a Berkshire Hathaway company. For more information, visit VMFHomeLoan.com.
Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., 500 Alcoa Trail, Maryville, TN 37804, 865-380-3000, NMLS #1561, ( http://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/), AZ Lic. #BK-0902616, Loans made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lenders Law license, GA Residential Mortgage (Lic. #6911), Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee, KS Licensed Mortgage Co. (SL.0000720), Licensed by the NH Banking Department, Mississippi Licensed Mortgage Company, MT Lic. #1561, Licensed by PA Dept. of Banking.
SOURCE Vanderbilt Mortgage & Finance, Inc.