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Open letter to U.S. News & World Report editor

Spread of Credit Score Myth 2 (employers) #Myth2

| By Greg Fisher

TO: Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer, U.S. News & World Report
CC: Kimberly Palmer, expert, Nerdwallet; Richard Cordray, director, U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
FROM: Greg Fisher (
DATE: 2017-11-08
SUBJECT: credit score, employers, D.C.

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Kimberly Palmer wrote, "In a speech in Detroit Monday, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray pointed out the importance of access to credit: The ability to take out loans makes it possible to get a college degree, buy a home, use a credit card, or buy a car, he said, adding that employers also increasing[SIC] use scores to determine whether an applicant is eligible for a job."

Palmer, K. (2012, July 16, 1935 UTC). Your Credit Score Will Soon Get More Scrutiny. Retrieved November 08, 2017, from

However, employers do not use credit scores. I looked into it a long time ago. The 10th anniversary of that is less than 200 days away.

Did you read that article before it was published?

I found your email address. Please reply today.

Greg Fisher
Truth and Falsity
The Credit Scoring Site
PO Box 342
Dayton, Ohio 45409-0342
mobile/text 937-681-3224

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