How Much Can A Credit Score Tell You About A Person?

In an ideal world, a credit score would tell you nothing about a person except, well, their history of handling credit. Increasingly though companies and other entities are trying to use credit scores as proxies for indicators about a person’s general success at life.

Me, My Dad, And My Credit Card: A Timeline

I’ve been a card carrier for a little over a decade now. My father, a child of Depression-era parents, has instilled in me to never live beyond my means, and to only use my credit card for emergencies.

I Used to Dodge Debt Collectors & Now I Have a Great Credit Score

Hiding the car from the repo man and renting a private mailbox so he didn’t have to provide a home address were just two of the ways Dan Nainan was trying to deal with his debt a decade ago.

Debt in America

The Los Angeles Review of Books has a really interesting interview with Andrew Ross, the author of Creditocracy, which examines debt in the U.S. and our “predatory debt-money system that only benefits the 1%.”

Credit Card FAQ Copywriter Is a Mad Genius

Bank of America is on your side.