What does an employer consider as a bad credit score?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Can an employer see your credit score?

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 »

What Does FHA Consider Re-Established Credit?

In order to qualify for a mortgage backed by the Federal Housing Administration, you have to meet certain qualifications. One of these is the re-establishment of good credit after a foreclosure or ... Read More »

What does my credit score have to be to get a credit card?

On One Hand: There is No Required ScoreAccording to, there is no minimum FICO credit score required to get a credit card. The credit card companies set their own criteria. Vario... Read More »