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Credit Profile

 
A Credit Profile refers to a consumer credit file, which is made up of various consumer credit reporting agencies. It is a picture of how you (as an individual) paid back the companies you have borrowed money from, or how you have met other financial obligations.

There are usually five categories of information on a credit profile:

  • Identifying Information
  • Employment Information
  • Credit Information
  • Public Record Information
  • Inquiries

What is NOT included on your on a credit profile:

  • Your race
  • Your religion
  • Your health
  • Your driving record
  • Your criminal record
  • Your political preference
  • Your income