Content about Credit history

August 3, 2012

The percentage of employers that conduct credit background checks on potential employees has dropped since 2010, according to a 2012 survey of 544 U.S.-based HR professionals.

The percentage of employers that conduct credit background checks on potential employees has dropped since 2010, according to a 2012 survey of 544 U.S.-based HR professionals.

Among organizations that do perform credit history checks, 80% have hired someone despite a poor credit report, according to the 2012 findings.

April 7, 2011

The National Association of Home Builders is among the industry groups lining up against a planned 20% down payment rule for qualified residential mortgages. Here's what we heard from readers.

"I believe a 20% down payment would end up making a much healthier housing industry in the long run."
— Tim Stine
Stine Lumber

September 4, 2008

A credit manager and a commercial bankruptcy attorney will give expert advice on how to...

May 4, 2008

Ace Hardware officially closed the boo k on 2007 last month when the Oak Brook,...