Branch wrote: This hit close to heart…..I have a very dear friend whose credit score before the Fico changes was 740. She had late pays, a repo, you name it, due to debt incurred for her divorce. It cost her quite a lot ($10,000.00+) to free herself from her ex, and he has not paid a dime since the divorce over 2 years ago.
Anyway, she met and moved in with a man last year. Recently, during his drinking times, the problem has arisen about credit. He equates credit score with love. She heard repeatedly that she was supposed to have her head on straight, good finances, blah, blah, blah. When the worse finally came to be, she had obtained her score and showed him. The change in him was amazing, to say the least. Me, I would dump him in a heartbeat. If my credit score (which is not good) was chosen over love, then I don’t need him.
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