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Why credit report is so important - now undertand about it
Why credit report is so important - now undertand about it Many people wonder why we want to check credit reports so in what's to follow. I'll try to tell you a little bit more about why this is done. Whilst having a good credit score has many advantages in general, it can even affect your chances of employment so it's worth checking it in advance if you're looking for certain kinds of job.
Although some businesses will give you a background check most smaller businesses will not. It's expensive and time consuming so it isn't feasible for these companies to carry out such checks, and furthermore it isn't really necessary in most situations. When a background check is carried out it includes a credit report check as well as a credit score history, identity verification and an overview of your criminal history. In some cases companies will only check one or another of these, but more often than not if one of them is checked they all will be. The most common job type that will check for all of these things is a job with the federal government. As a matter of security it's very important that they know you are who you claim to be, and checking out your criminal history and financial history give them valid pointers as to the sort of character you might be.
All businesses, whether private, public, small, or large will give a more thorough background check if your job will involve handling any sort of cash or valuables. The types of jobs which most commonly involve this include bank staff, financial officers, controllers, or managers, and work for any other sort of finance firm such as an insurance company. Additionally jewelry shops will also carry out thorough searches as precious stones are small and therefore very easy to conceal. Working in any of these positions of financial responsibility means you'll be checked thoroughly to ensure it's safe to allow you to handle items of value.
It is against the law for a company to refuse you because you have previously been bankrupt. However, this is not necessarily the reason why a company wants to check your credit report. The most common reason for wanting to check this information is to enable them to verify any employment history which you claim to have and to cross-reference your social security number. Applications for credit cards or loans can provide valuable employment and financial information on you and this is an easy way to double check information which you have given them.
Credit report and credit history aren't the only factors which show whether you'd be likely to steal from them. Something they may look out for is bounced checks as well as, evictions, repossessions, foreclosures, and collections agencies' warrants on your name. These are effective and simple ways for them to accurately evaluate you.
You can get a copy of your credit report for free online so it's easy to find out in advance what any future employers you have will be able to look at.
About the Author:
Allan Hausnork To understand about credit report and how to request it. www.whatis-annualcreditreport.org/ You can see where you can request the annual credit report for free, step by step. www.whatis-annualcreditreport.org/annualcreditreport/ annualcreditreport-com-official-creditreport-site.html
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