November 3, 2011
Since the onset of the Great Recession three years ago, many people have seen their credit scores suffer. That lower credit score means they'll have a harder time getting loans, and when they do get a loan, they'll pay a higher interest rate for it.
Researchers from LSU, Texas Tech University and Northern Illinois University have tried to address that question. Their recently completed a study showcased the link between credit ratings and an individual's personality, and found no connection between poor credit scores and theft.