Lenders typically ask to access someone's credit scores in order to see what kind of loans they have paid back in the past. Agreeing to a credit check has become an expected part of preparing to lease a car, buy a house or rent an apartment. But did you know a potential employer may also check your credit score before you get hired?
Back in March we talked about this as a new trend among employers with Louise Story, finance reporter for our partner, The New York Times. It now seems as if some people may have experienced that hypothetical situation that Louise had described.