An Accurate Credit Report Saves More Than Money

An Accurate Credit Report Saves More Than Money
Even for the well-heeled, an inaccurate credit report can translate to lost opportunities or overly expensive ones. You may think you have good cash flow, your investments perform nicely, and you can get all the credit you want, so why waste time …
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Big Changes Coming to Your Credit Reports: What You Need to Know
Your credit reports are going through a major overhaul, and it's one that will help consumers. Considered by some to be the broadest industry overhaul in more than decade, the three major credit bureaus — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — agreed …
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Latest Annual Credit Report News

CONSUMER REPORTS: Get Your Credit Score For Free
Credit Sesame, Credit.com, Quizzle.com, and Credit Karma are just a few of the many websites that promise a free credit score. But Consumer Reports says there are hundreds of different ways to score the same credit information. So there's no guarantee …
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Credit Reporting Agencies Announce Consumer Assistance Plan In Agreement
Consumers who obtain their free annual credit report and dispute information resulting in modification of the disputed item will be able to obtain another free annual report without waiting a year. Consumers who dispute items on their credit reports …
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Auditor presents 911 audit review to commission
“Our office was also asked to review the annual salary of the St. Francois County Joint Communication's director and a recent decision by the interim SFCJCC Board,” said Burgess. “It's very important that I make clear that the … “The independent …
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DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 19
BLOOMINGTON, United States – Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks before a morning session of the Minnesota Credit Union Network Annual Meeting and Convention – 1620 GMT. ISTANBUL – G20/OECD Corporate Governance …
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The most important dates on your credit report

The most important dates on your credit report
If you've reviewed your credit reports recently you've no doubt seen many dates — many, many dates. Some are more important than others. And some are absolutely critical. A Credit.com reader asks: "What's the difference between Date Opened, Date …
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What Really Happens When You Dispute Something on Your Credit Report?
One in five (21%) consumers who have seen their credit reports said they found wrong information on their reports, according to a Credit.com survey of credit report awareness. The common advice in this situation is, “dispute it.” But what happens to …
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Latest Credit Report News

CreditReporting Giants Agree to Overhaul
Lenders, credit-card issuers and collection agencies report consumers' debts, balances, late payments and other credit-related information, such as bankruptcies and foreclosures, to the three companies. The data are added to consumers' reports and are …
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Heads up: That 'free' credit report may not be free after all

Heads up: That 'free' credit report may not be free after all
"What is the link for the once-a-year free reports from the three credit-reporting agencies?" First of all, federal law requires that each of the big credit firms — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion — provide one free credit report to consumers …
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How to get your credit score for free
Your credit score is based on your detailed credit report, and you need to check that regularly, too. There is only one site that Consumer Reports recommends to get your free credit report. That is AnnualCreditReport.com. Through that site you'll be …
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9 Plead Guilty to M Scheme to Defraud Soldiers
… it's used for, like getting loans or applying for an apartment. To look for potential signs of fraud, you can get your free annual credit reports from AnnualCreditReport.com, and you can get a free credit report summary, updated monthly, on Credit.com.
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Annual credit report

Annual credit report
… MIND YOUR CREDIT SCORE IS BASED ON YOUR DETAILED CREDIT REPORT WHICH YOU NEED TO CHECK REGULARLY TOO. THERE'S ONLY ONE SITE RECOMMENDED TO GET YOUR CREDIT REPORT AND THAT'S ANNUALCREDITREPORT.
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Fixing credit report errors is about to get easier
—Consumers who obtain their free annual credit report and dispute information resulting in modification of the disputed item will be able to obtain another free annual report without waiting a year. —Consumers who dispute items on their credit …
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Do you know what's in your credit report?
You can request free credit reports online at www.annualcreditreport.com. You'll be required to provide your date of birth, Social Security number and current and previous addresses so the credit agencies can obtain your information. The site is …
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