Credit Checks

Hiring

Effective Background Checks: 5 Factors to Consider

Sometimes a potential employee isn't all he or she seems to be. Proper screening is a must.

The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap

If you're an employer performing a background check, be very, very careful.

Red Flags and Red Herrings in Job Applicants' Credit Reports

Is your applicant just down on his or her luck or irresponsible? Here's how to find out.

How to Check a Customer's Credit Worthiness

Know the risks and what to ask before extending credit to your customers.

Using Credit Checks to Help in Hiring

What you need to know before digging into an applicant's background.