7 On Your Side: Credit reporting bureaus agree to be more consumer-friendly

7 On Your Side: Credit reporting bureaus agree to be more consumer-friendly
They were sharing the same credit report. Our Lisa Marie tried to get things fixed, but couldn't get the credit agencies to work with her. Allen said: "They would ask for my credit report, so I would go online and try to pull…" Finney: "Wait a second …
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Disputing Credit Report Errors: Not A Quick Fix, But Worth It
You have three different credit reports, one for each of the three major credit reporting bureaus — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion. Most of the information on the reports will be the same, but sometimes companies don't report to all three bureaus …
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Credit Reporting Agencies Agree to Massive Overhaul

Credit Reporting Agencies Agree to Massive Overhaul
Credit reports touch many aspects of people's daily lives, from employment to housing, so accuracy is paramount to American consumers. Prompted by an investigation that started in 2012, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently reached a …
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Your Credit Report And Identity Theft: What You May Not Know
I was recently lecturing at a cybersecurity conference where I caught a briefing by the Secret Service on ways to secure your credit reports as one way to protect you from attacks by identity thieves. Identity theft is a threat to anyone that has …
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Creditreporting firm changes may affect you
Will it be easier to dispute errors in my report? In theory. Let's say you've made a timely payment on your credit card but it mistakenly shows up in your credit file as a late payment, potentially hurting your credit score. Right now, consumers who …
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