My neighbor’s child graduated from college this week. When she came over to thank me for the gift I sent, I asked her how the job hunt was going.
“Not great,” she sighed.
“What happened?” I asked.
“Well, I had two interviews with this one company and I thought things were going well since they seemed so interested. But then I got a call saying that they weren’t going to hire me because my credit check came back bad.”
“I was stupid and missed some credit card payments during my sophomore and junior years and I’ve got some high balances now. I’ve also got a lot of student loans, so I guess that...