My friend “Julie” gave me a pep talk for BadCredit.org readers. Here’s what she said: I know you hate me. I have good credit, great credit,... read more »
During a hiatus from my career as a corporate attorney, I served as the financial literacy counselor for the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, Md. I created and directed its pilot personal finance program for low-income individuals. Under a pseudonym, I was a volunteer moderator for the popular myFICO community forum on consumer credit. My resume is a checkerboard with stints such as sailing on Caribbean yachts, running the office of a TV and film casting company and negotiating multi-million dollar contracts for a Fortune 200 technology company.