In a previous blog, we discussed how your employer can use your credit report, but the myth that they can check your credit score is still pervasive. The reason this myth won’t die is because people still tend to use the terms credit score and credit report interchangeably. We’re here to clear up the difference.
When applying for a job, applicants sometimes fear their potential employer checking their credit report and not hiring if they don’t like what they see. When companies request to see your credit history when you apply for a job, it helps reduce their risk. Employers turn a wary eye towards applicants who have financial problems […]
As a home owner or buyer, it’s important for you to understand what the Fair Credit Reporting Act is and how it protects you as a consumer. In doing so, you will know your rights and how to respond to unfair or inaccurate consumer reporting. What is the Fair Credit Reporting Act? The Fair Credit […]