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About a third of employers are estimated to run credit checks on potential hires. Here's what you need to know.
Credit Karma started trending on Twitter when users realized their free credit scores aren't what lenders actually see.
Lots of other countries use credit scores, although each one does it a bit differently.
Afterpay, Klarna and Sezzle are essentially modern-day layaway programs that entice online shoppers to spend more.
Credit limits are also being slashed as new credit card accounts fell by 65% during the pandemic.
An error by one student loan servicer caused borrowers' credit scores to drop.
The hidden ratings can affect the level of customer service you receive.
147 million people whose data was breached are eligible for five potential benefits, including money.