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6 Ways Sen. Warren’s ‘No Credit Checks for Hiring’ Bill Helps All of Us

By Richard (RJ) Eskow This week Sen. Elizabeth Warren and six colleagues introduced the Equal Employment for All Act, which would make it illegal for employers to disqualify job applicants based on their credit scores. It’s an admirable and important … Continue reading

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The truth behind 9 debt myths

By Dana Dratch That free advice you get from friends, co-workers or the “charming” bill collector on the phone could be worth even less that what you paid for it.From the perils of acknowledging old debts to the odds of … Continue reading

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Credit History Discrimination

By The Editorial Board People fall behind on their bills for many reasons — a recession that costs them jobs, a divorce, an illness. Now comes a further obstacle to getting their lives in order: employers who screen job applicants … Continue reading

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