Marketplace (American Public Media)Amy ScottAUDIO: You’ve heard of grade inflation, right? The theory that as teachers have handed out more and more A’s over the years, the grade just doesn’t mean what it used to. Now some analysts are worried about what they’re calling “credit score inflation.” According to Moody’s Analytics, there are about 15 million more people with a FICO score above 740 today than there were before the Great Recession. A 740 FICO score is considered very good. Borrowers who score that high typically qualify for better terms from lenders, such as lower interest rates. At last…Continue Reading