What can a creditor legitimately ask me when I apply for credit?
Can a creditor evaluate my income differently if I work part-time or am living on public assistance?
Is there any difference between being single or married when I apply for credit?
Do I have to use my married name in credit applications?
This page outlines what a creditor can and cannot ask you about in reference to obtaining credit, and what a creditor may not consider when they are deciding whether or not to extend credit to you. Towards the bottom of the page, there is contact information for those who feel that they have been discriminated against.