If you do any of these things online, you could hurt your credit

By Alix Langone in Money

What if a slip-up as small as typo could cost you the chance to get a loan? That may be the future of banking, according to a new study by U.S. and German researchers.
Until recently, companies have had a single straightforward way of deciding whether they would give you a mortgage or a loan to buy a car — your credit score.

But technology, including your “digital footprint” — the information most of us give away for free everyday by registering for websites or simply surfing the web — could soon change all that.

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Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Known as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
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