Coronavirus Tanked the Economy. Then Credit Scores Went Up

Wall Street Journal, Oct. 18, 2020–AnnaMaria Andriotis (subscription)
“One big fear is that consumers’ credit quality could begin to sour if Congress doesn’t reach a deal on additional aid for the unemployed. ‘We’re afraid that in a couple months there could be real damage to credit reports,’ said Francis Creighton, chief executive of the Consumer Data Industry Association, which represents credit-reporting firms.