Helping Others and Poor Investment Savvy that Lead to Financial Issues = Clearance Denied

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I recently ran across a DOE security clearance appeals case where an individual was denied a security clearance due to financial issue concerns. Well, you say, so what? Financial issues are the number one reason for a denial, right? What made this case unique was that it involved a psychological condition known as a self-defeating…

Fascinating. But makes sense. I would tend to believe demonstrated years of not falling into this trap again as a successful mitigation. But of course the initial denial and reason would need reported, reinvestigated, etc.