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Who notes you can have never taken on debt, had a mortgage or car loan, don't have credit cards and be worth a million dollars and have low credit scores because you haven't demonstrated a history (the longer the better) of responsible credit and debt management...

Years and years ago my parents only had a mortgage and paid things with money orders. No Checks. Just a paycheck and savings account - OH and the Christmas Club Account which I learned was really neat.

No such things as credit cards had been invented? Maybe they were, but not pushed to my parents.
They probably had a low credit score, if it had been invented in that day.

I wonder when this credit score was first invented? Probably locally and the when internet happened, more broadly?

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