Credit Scores - Goodbye to Equifax and FICO? - Bloom.co
By Bitcoin.com Podcast Network
The current state of credit scores worldwide is miserable. In each country, the system is flawed and subjective in how you are evaluated. Move to a new country? You have to start over. No credit card? you may not have credit in the United States. Not registered to vote? This will hurt your score in the U.K. Then there is the lack of privacy. Centralized agencies like Equifax cannot keep your info safe. So we discuss how blockchain could fundamentally change it. And a group of bright, young minds is working on just that at Bloom. Timestamps 3:05 - The current credit score structure in the United States 6:00 - Access to the financial system 7:28 - Centralized data interpretation across the world 9:04 - The Equifax hack 11:32 - Hypocrisy in the current financial system 14:22 - Blockchain disrpuption / free market competition 15:49 - Examples of credit score limitations 17:21 - Can Bloom take down the powers that be?