LaToya Horton was temping at a management consulting firm in Boston last January when it offered her a full-time job as a clerk. Then, the firm said it needed to check her credit.
Horton, 30, of Dorchester, didn’t get the job after her credit report showed $18,000 in deferred student loans. “My credit wasn’t perfect, but I never thought my student loans would go against me,” said Horton.
Without the education the person does not get the job and then with the education…
We all know how expensive education has become and how it influences the credit score. Plus the credit scoring system was not setup in a way that helps an employer to make a decision about an employee.
Do you think your employer should be allowed to be that much in your personal business?
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