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[19 Feb 2018 | One Comment | 4,624 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.

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[11 Feb 2018 | One Comment | 3,698 views]
What is the Role of a Credit Bureau?

The credit bureau keeps record of an individual’s credit history. A credit bureau prepares an individual’s credit report that contains every payment detail for that individual. A credit report also contains an individual’s personal information such as the name, residential address, official address, etc.

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[11 Feb 2018 | One Comment | 17,051 views]
The Secret Credit Scores Lenders Use

Credit Scoring is a mathematical formula that generates your bill payment history and general financial habits into a tidy package used by lenders to help decide how worthy you are of a loan and how much it will cost.

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[5 Feb 2018 | One Comment | 3,045 views]
Will a Credit Freeze Protect my Credit File?

A credit freeze occurs when you notify a credit bureau not to release your credit history without your consent. This is an effective way to combat identity theft since a potential identity thief will not be able to see your credit history even if he has your personal identifying information.

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[19 Jan 2018 | 2 Comments | 5,381 views]
What is a Credit Inquiry and the Difference Between a Hard Inquiry or Soft Inquiry?

Any company, organization, or individual with a “legitimate business need” can request to see your credit history, and these requests are known as credit inquiries. They are divided into two categories called hard and soft inquiries — hard inquiries will affect your credit history and credit score while soft inquiries will not.