5 Ways to Get Things Off Your Credit Report

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5 Ways to Get Things Off Your Credit Report

5 Ways to Get Things Off Your Credit Report

Negative information on your credit can be extremely frustrating. You know it’s not good, and you just want it to go away. Before you pull your hair out or spend thousands of dollars trying to repair your credit, you’ll want to understand the ways this kind of information can be removed from your reports. First,… Read More

8 Rules of an Effective Credit Report Dispute Letter

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8 Rules of an Effective Credit Report Dispute Letter

8 Rules of an Effective Credit Report Dispute Letter

Discovering and resolving mistakes on credit reports can be complicated. We often hear from users of our Credit Report Card who’ve noticed a sudden drop in their credit score accompanied by an unexplained delinquency. That leads to more digging and finding an error on one or more of their three bureau credit reports. That’s where… Read More

Why are My Three Credit Reports so Different?

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Why are My Three Credit Reports so Different?

Why are My Three Credit Reports so Different?

Can you tell me why the three major credit reporting agencies do not have the same information on their credit reports pertaining to the individual. Every one of my reports have different information.

Credit Bureaus May Have to Resolve to Improve Dispute Practices

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Credit Bureaus May Have to Resolve to Improve Dispute Practices

Credit Bureaus May Have to Resolve to Improve Dispute Practices

Updating an old address, removing an inaccurate late payment, clearing your report of expired records, it seems like it should be fairly easy to do. After all, the credit bureaus want to be able to sell the most accurate data possible, right? Unfortunately, anyone who has tried to dispute inaccurate information on their credit reports knows just what a quagmire the process can be.

Reader Question: How do you clean up a credit report?

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Reader Question: How do you clean up a credit report?

Reader Question: How do you clean up a credit report?

I’m interested in clearing some things off my credit report that I believe are causing damage to my credit ratings… either old accounts or accounts still active for no reason. Can you advise on which accounts I should remove and how to get rid of such entries?

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