Dan Danford, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Family Investment Center, answers this personal finance question:
"My son wants to purchase a car and have me co-sign for it. I have an average credit score so I don't think I would be rejected as a co-signer, but will the fact that I am co-signing for my son affect my credit score in any way?"
Danford explains that while co-signing may not affect your credit score, it may affect your ability to get loans in the future.
Remember that loaning money or co-signing is a business transaction. Treat it as such.