Have you done an online background check of yourself lately? There are several reasons you should and How to do a free background check.
There might be erroneous information about you floating around the Internet or in your credit report. Maybe you’ll find a picture of yourself or a comment you made years ago somewhere that’s a little embarrassing.
These things will pop up and hurt your chances the next time you apply for a loan or a job. Fortunately, you can take steps to correct or remove this damaging information.
It’s also a very good idea to do a background check before taking on a roommate or going out on a date with that new crush you met online. You never know what sort of worrying or dangerous details could be lurking in someone’s past.