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Posted on 14 Oct 2018 | 3,016 views
Techniques for Obtaining and Exploiting Personal Information for Identity Theft

Identity theft is a form of stealing someone’s identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person’s identity, typically in order to access resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person’s name. The victim of identity theft (here meaning the person whose identity has been assumed by the identity thief) can suffer adverse consequences if they are held accountable for the perpetrator’s actions.

Rebuilding Credit »

Posted on 13 Oct 2018 | 3,864 views
Bad Credit Subprime Credit Card Lenders

Credit card issuers are ramping up lending to consumers with poor credit but borrowers beware — the terms aren’t always going to be good. Lending to subprime consumers — typically those with a FICO credit score of below 660 — climbed 41% last year, with banks issuing 1.1 million new credit cards to riskier consumers, a four-year high, according to a recent report from credit reporting agency Equifax.

Credit Repair Letters »

Posted on 13 Oct 2018 | 11,210 views
Debt Settlement Sample Letter

Debt settlement, also known as debt arbitration, debt negotiation or credit settlement, is an approach to debt reduction in which the debtor and creditor agree on a reduced balance that will be regarded as payment in full.

Credit Repair Letters »

Posted on 12 Oct 2018 | 5,215 views
Where do I Dispute and Correct Errors in my Credit History?

If you find errors or inaccuracies in your credit history file, you will have to submit a dispute letter or request to each of the credit bureaus on which the mistake appears. In some cases you may be able to dispute the error with online forms, but in some cases you’ll have to submit a letter with your corroborating documents.

Free Credit Report »

Posted on 12 Oct 2018 | 1,292 views
How Free Credit Scores Work

There are a lot of free credit score offerings out there, and many can be useful, but there are a few things consumers need to know when looking up their credit scores. Some scores are educational — meaning creditors do not use free credit score formulas for making lending decisions — but they can still inform you whether you have good or bad credit.