Money Lab | Speaker

What to Know about your Credit Score and Why it Matters

Ashton Kusler

Ashton Kusler, a Personal Loan Officer with Gate City Bank, joins Ladyboss Co-Founder Laura Caroon to talk about the facts and myths of credit scores and women’s finance. Did you know that payment history and credit utilization make up 60% of your credit score factor? Ashton discusses how important good credit is for determining loans, credit cards, renting an apartment, etc., and the factors that can affect credit score.

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Ashton Kusler, Personal Loan Officer

Ashton Kusler’s Gate City Bank journey began during her senior year of college and her love of finance and customer service blossomed into a career. Not long after joining the Gate City Bank team, she discovered her true passion, managing financial emergencies as a Personal Loan Officer. Kusler graduated from NDSU in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management – what she thought would be her future career until the banking industry called her name.

As an Air Force brat, Ashton grew up all over the Midwest with stops in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Currently residing in Bismarck along with her husband Dan, a program analyst for the Army National Guard, the Kusler’s spend a majority of their time raising and being very much in love with their 11-month-old daughter, Natalie.