Kiplinger has five surprising ways that a bad credit score can harm you, including one that I hadn’t thought of before (and that your high schoolers might really care about!)….
- Higher insurance premiums
- Utility company deposits
- Almost 1/2 of companies review scores as part of hiring process
- Landlords might say no
- And the one I hadn’t considered…you might get turned down for a cell phone if you are getting a phone with a service contract!