In an April episode of the Fox sitcom “New Girl,” Nick is surprised to learn of his ridiculously low credit score when he tries to buy a cellphone.

One staffer at the store wonders if Nick just, “woke up from a coma.”

Nearly half of U.S. adults are in a similar vegetative state when it comes to credit scores, according to a new survey of 2,200 people from

Sixty percent of those polled between the ages of 18 and 34 were unaware of their credit score. Older folks were a bit more savvy, 42 percent of those 35 years and older were not sure of their credit score.

While the proportion o…………… continues on Huffington Post