Can an employer see your credit score?

Answer While employers can request a copy of your credit report with your permission as part of a background check, the credit report they receive from one of the three major reporting agencies will not ... Read More »

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What does an employer consider as a bad credit score?

For FICO scores, anything below 620 is considered a bad credit score. FICO scores range from 300 to 850. For VantageScore, the range is from 501 to 990, with 990 being the best. Scores are given le... Read More »

Does a potential employer check your credit score?

Some employers check your credit in conjunction with a background check. You are more likely to be subjected to a credit check if you apply for a job in the finance industry or apply for a job that... Read More »

Will canceling credit cards with high available credit hurt my credit score?

Closing a credit card with a high available credit limit will lower your available credit, as well as remove some of your credit history. Typically, it does lower a borrower's credit score, althoug... Read More »

What is a good credit score on a credit score scale?

On One Hand: Over 700 on the FICO ScaleThe FICO credit scoring scale runs from 300 to 850, with higher scores signifying a more credit-worthy individual. A score of 700 or higher signifies that you... Read More »