If you are ever curious about the "dirt" people can pull up on you, run a background check on yourself. If you don’t know how to get started with this, check out this article on The Consumerist titled "Do A Total Background Check On Yourself".

This article lists everything from credit bureau’s to utility reports and includes a link to the respective website and a phone number (where applicable).

Knowing what is in these reports be quite valuable if you are job or apartment hunting where any mistakes in the information can potentially cost you.