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Building credit if you’re a renter

Looking for information on credit for renters — specifically: 1) Why credit is important for renters (ie. why they need credit at all, a certain score, etc) 2) What renters can do to build their credit 3) Any potential pitfalls of a low credit score 4) Whether and how a renter’s credit needs or uses are different than a homeowner’s. Requirements: Credentialed financial professionals ONLY. Please include your entire response in your initial email — I’ll follow-up if I have additional questions!