| By Greg Fisher
A CNBC report under the name Landon Dowdy states, "'Some employers are even factoring your credit score into their hiring decisions because it shows your credibility and trustworthiness,' said Jackie Lin-Ham, a certified financial planner at Brewster Financial Planning in Brooklyn, New York."
Employers do not use credit scores because they cannot even get them. The false notion is Credit Score Myth 2.
TO: Ben Popken, NBC
CC: True Viral News #InformationsMan; Landon Dowdy, CNBC, Comcast
FROM: Greg Fisher, firstname.lastname@example.org
DATE: Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 1:03 PM
SUBJECT: credit score, falsity, free, scale, NBC chain of accountability
Popken, B. (2017, January 04). Bureaus busted for selling credit scores with quotes around them... Retrieved February 10, 2017, from http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/free-credit-score-not-necessarily-credit-bureaus-busted-deception-n703146
You must be mortified. #1701ab
Worse, you're not. The same article also states
Nothing Is Free
Consumers should know there is no completely free place to get your literal FICO credit score. Zero.
However, a press release from last year states, "Starting today, everyone can check their FICO Credit Score for free by using Discover’s new Credit Scorecard, including those who are not Discover customers."
Follow the activity of Item #1701ab using that hashtag.