3 Ways Your Credit Report Could Be Wrong About You

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3 Ways Your Credit Report Could Be Wrong About You

3 Ways Your Credit Report Could Be Wrong About You

Most of us take pride in the way we present ourselves to people — our actions, appearance and words tell the world who we are. Our credit reports should work the same way and be an accurate representation of us as consumers. This way, lenders can use them to fairly evaluate loan and credit applications... Read More

Is That Credit Report Really Free?

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Is That Credit Report Really Free?

Is That Credit Report Really Free?

You know you’re supposed to review your credit, and you’ve even heard that you can do so for free. But is anything in life really free? Turns out, your credit reports are. Yes, that’s right, you really can get your credit reports from the three major credit reporting agencies — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion —... Read More

How Old Do I Have to Be to Check My Credit?

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How Old Do I Have to Be to Check My Credit?

How Old Do I Have to Be to Check My Credit?

With thieves now stealing the identities of children, it’s becoming increasingly important to get a credit report at an earlier age. It’s always crucial to know if your own data has been compromised. If you’re 14 or older, you can request a copy of your credit report, according to the credit bureau Experian. If you’re younger, your... Read More

Is This the Biggest Change to Credit Reports in Years?

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Is This the Biggest Change to Credit Reports in Years?

Is This the Biggest Change to Credit Reports in Years?

The major credit reporting agencies have a big change in the works that could bolster a lot of people’s credit scores. As part of its National Consumer Assistance Plan (the result of a settlement brokered with 31 state attorneys general back in 2015), Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are planning to significantly reduce the amount of tax-lien and... Read More

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