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Most people's eyes glaze over at the words "credit report." Sure, it's boring. It's confusing. But ignoring it can make your financial life difficult. And it can badly affect your love life, too - from lowering the chances of finding a date to increasing the likelihood of divorce.


I have pretty good credit -- right now my score is close to 800. Awesome, right? Sure, except that awesome credit has actually been pretty useless, even when I recently bought a home. Don't get me wrong, bad credit has a big impact on your finances. It's strange, then, that excellent credit doesn't really matter.