Browsing tag: credit scores

Personal credit rating guide for millennials

Published May 3, 2017   Posted in Guest Posts

Remember that post I wrote that poo-poo’ed credit scores? Here’s another take from a professional financial advisor who shares some insight that you may not have read before. Brian, the floor is yours! Before we get into the good stuff, let’s talk about the elephant in the room: your reputation. We don’t mean ‘you’ as […]

Is your credit score bullshit?

Published March 6, 2017   Posted in How to Think

I guess I have a “thing” for skinny British guys – and once I saw John Oliver’s bit on credit scores and how dangerous that three-digit number can be, I naturally got a bit intrigued. In case you haven’t seen it, here’s his spiel on YouTube: “Measuring credit enables businesses to know who to lend […]