A security clearance is a determination by the United States Government that a person or company is eligible for access to classified information. View our Security Clearance FAQs page to learn more about how you get a security clearance and how do you keep a government military clearance.
Keep in mind, if you let your references know they’ll be contacted by a background investigator, it could be anywhere from a matter of a few days or weeks, to a year or more before they hear from someone.
Credit card debt is a particularly dangerous kind of debt for security clearance holders. With high interest rates and high limits, it’s far too easy to rack up significant debt you can’t readily repay.