December 26, 2012

In the blink of an eye we have gone from what's your sign to what's your score...


The New York Times ran an article this week about the quickly growing question singles are asking each other.  It has nothing to do with their dreams for the future or their skeletons from the past.  Simply...singles want to know the number.  The credit score number, that is.

As it turns out, this three digit number is becoming increasingly more important than ever before. After all, cell phone plans, auto insurance, and loan rates are directly linked to our credit score.  More recently, though, 13 percent of employers are making employment decisions with the help of a candidate's credit score and eight states have passed laws allowing employers to consider a credit score when assessing a candidate for a job.

So, I guess the new kick 'em to the curb line is "sorry...you just don't have the credit score I was looking for in a mate..."  

Check out the full story by clicking the link below.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/26/business/even-cupid-wants-to-know-your-credit-score.html?_r=0

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