Potential employers can pull your credit report, with your permission. Declining can raise red flags.
As US unemployment remains high, several states are making it easier to find work -- even for those who have bad credit.
If at least 2 of these red flags apply to your financial situation, you could be heading toward big trouble.
It's part of a scheme to get you to pay off debt after your legal obligation to do so has expired. Don't fall for this.
A better credit scores can improve your financial future. Do you know how to improve your scores?
You can avoid a horror-movie ending for your credit rating by avoiding these menacing credit-score-damaging monsters.
It's really difficult to earn the worst possible FICO score, requiring a perfect storm of bad luck and bad decisions.
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