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How We Raised Our Credit Score by 100 points (each) in Less Than a Year (8 STEPS)

Most people do not know how credit scores are calculated it can be so confusing when you want to improve your score. About a year ago, my husband and I decided we should try to buy a house. 1,239 more words

Thrifty

Ask Asa: Never pay for a credit report again

SAVANNAH, Ga (WJCL) — Your credit report and what’s on it could cost you thousands, or even keep you from buying a house. But did you know getting a copy of that report should always be free? 331 more words

Local News

Notification of a disputed debt to a credit bureau (CRA) under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Notification of a disputed debt to a credit bureau (CRA) under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is the topic of this blog post. The United States Congress created the FCRA through legislation back in 1970 and the relevant statutes are found in Title 15 United States Code § 1681 et seq. 1,157 more words

Credit Damage

The PR spin of Credit Ratings

Sometimes the past is a good indication of the future.

This has been the mantra of the analysts at many of the Central Credit teams for both Banks and finance houses alike. 732 more words

Business

ALMOST A THIRD OF PEOPLE HAVE SEEN OR OVERHEARD OTHER PEOPLE GIVE AWAY THEIR CREDIT CARD DETAILS IN PUBLIC

New research from Equifax, the Identity Fraud expert, has revealed just how easily people put themselves at risk of ID fraud. The survey found that almost a third (30%) of people have seen or overheard others give away their credit or debit card information in public, while just under a fifth have seen or overheard people entering or giving their bank username and password. 787 more words

News

Free Numbers Check: For Your Well(s Fargo) Being

Free credit report and copy of your credit score….. available to Wells Fargo customers.  Offer good until November 16th.

If you find incorrect information on your credit report you should… 17 more words

Consumer Law/Consumer Protection