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[25 May 2024 | 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.

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[24 May 2024 | 2 Comments | 5,374 views]
Small Delinquencies are Overlooked in Calculating Your FICO ’08 Credit Score

With the newest version of the FICO credit scoring system, minor delinquencies are now overlooked in calculating creditworthiness.

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[18 May 2024 | 3 Comments | 12,677 views]
Remove a Car Repo From Your Credit Report

Just because you settled with a car loan company after a car repossession, that doesn’t mean that they have to remove it from your Equifax, Experian or TransUnion reports.

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[7 May 2024 | No Comment | 2,070 views]
How to Dispute Credit Report Errors With the Credit Bureaus

The three credit reporting bureaus deal with a substantial amount of information daily. As a result, mistakes can occur on your credit report. By requesting and reviewing the free annual credit reports from each of the credit reporting bureaus, you can be on the lookout for errors that may exist on your report.

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[6 May 2024 | 3 Comments | 19,062 views]
Sample Letter Requesting a Copy of Your Credit Report

The information in your credit report determines in large part what kind of credit, from car loans to credit cards to mortgages, you’ll be able to get. Federal law gives you the right to know what consumer credit information is collected on you and you need to exercise that right.