kcarter609 wrote:There are VERY RARE cases where it's ok to cosign. I know people say don't ever do it, but my father cosigned my car loan due to lack of credit history. He also knew I could pay for it with no problem, and that I would since I care about my credit and other finance stuff in general. He knew I'd never mess it up. 99.99999999999999% of the time DO NOT cosign something.
Agreed. I had the identical situation as you, which is where it made sense. Otherwise, I would never ask anyone to bear the risk of another person potentially affecting (negatively) your credit.