Of course you should be aware of your credit score, but not consumed by your credit report or score. Sure, if you have a credit score over 800 in today's economy, I say Good for You. But, at the same time, I am thinking: "Am I really getting the entire story here?"
As a consumer protection attorney, I speak with people all the time. Some people can't wait to tell you that they have perfect credit, and others look utterly defeated when they tell you their credit is in the toilet. Credit Scores are huge in today's society, and more importantly, we have been trained to wear our credit score as a badge of honor.
But what about those that are in need of credit repair?