What criteria determines a good or bad credit risk?

Lenders often use a FICO score for an objective measure of credit risk. This is a calculation of your credit report by the Fair Isaac Corp., a Minneapolis-based provider of creative analytics. It obviously can help or hurt that score by knowing how lenders look at credit risk.

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