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Credit Repair Letters »

[23 Feb 2021 | One Comment | 4,183 views]
Sample Credit Letter for no Response to Follow-Up of a Dispute Letter

If it has been thirty days since you disputed a debt and you still have not received a response from the creditor and/or the credit bureau, then you should follow-up with the credit bureau as soon as possible. It is common for credit bureaus to become overwhelmed with disputes, and sometimes dispute letters get overlooked.

Rebuilding Credit »

[11 Feb 2021 | One Comment | 14,217 views]
Credit Cards to Rebuild Bad Credit and Boost Your FICO Score

Part of rebuilding your credit is proving that you can pay your bills on time. If your bad credit episode left you without any credit cards, you’ll have to open new ones.

Credit Repair Letters »

[22 Jan 2021 | One Comment | 4,828 views]
Sample Credit Letter for Inaccurately Reported Items After Investigation Request

It’s very common for credit reports to contain errors. Anything from inaccurate late payments to accounts that aren’t yours or maybe even a falsely reported bankruptcy could mistakenly end up on your credit report. Because so many businesses use your credit report to make decisions about you. It’s important that your credit report is accurate.

Fico Scores »

[21 Jan 2021 | One Comment | 3,250 views]
How Often do Credit and FICO Scores get Updated From the Credit Bureaus?

Credit reporting bureaus continually update credit reports as they receive information from lenders. Your credit score may change with these updates as lenders add new information to your credit report but also as old information drops off your report. How updates affect your credit score can depend on your overall credit history.

Free Credit Report »

[20 Jan 2021 | 2 Comments | 8,303 views]
About the Big Three Credit Bureaus

A credit bureau is an information clearinghouse that compiles information on consumers. The credit grantors, or lenders, report consumer payment history to the credit bureaus. The credit bureaus then compile that information together with information on tax liens, bankruptcies, and court judgments that is available in public records. In return, when consumers apply for credit, lenders can check credit reports to determine the creditworthiness of consumers.