In the modern, credit-rating-dominated world having little or no credit history — what the financial services industry calls a “thin file” — makes life much, much harder. It creates a vicious cycle, where lenders are less likely to lend to a borrower, because there’s no credit history.
Ok so I want to use Nagios to check a 3rd party service I am subscribed to. They have an API that displays how much credit I have left. I originally bought 5000 credit and I need to have a warning when it reaches 500 and a critical when less than 200 credits left.
The API response looks like this (not JSON not XML!):
I've been impressed by two companies in my time for going above and beyond without being pushed. I like to give credit where credit is due. So many companies go out of their way to pinch pennies and not stand behind their products so when companies stand proud its quite refreshing.
Online credit monitoring startup Credit Karma is rolling out free credit reports. And no, it’s not a scam. Over the years, consumers have been burned by websites offering “free” credit reports which had more than a few strings attached.