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Equifax, TransUnion Busted for Credit Score Scam! Are You Owed a Refund?

I’ve been warning people not to buy their credit scores from the credit bureaus, because those scores are not their real scores; that is, they are not the scores used by mortgage lenders. 257 more words

160 million Americans can't afford to treat a broken arm

A lot of Americans are really struggling.

The precarious personal finance situation of Americans has made news for years. It is something we’ve written about a lot at Business Insider. 330 more words

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Credit Tip- Reviewing Revolving Accounts Monthly

Revolving credit accounts (credit cards) are the most “active” accounts on your credit report.  They have aspects to them that no other credit account has.  The main difference between a revolving account (credit card) and an installment account (auto loan) is the “utilization” of the credit line. 328 more words

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TransUnion, Equifax, ordered to pay $23 million for credit score deception

TransUnion and Equifax, two of the nation’s three largest credit reporting agencies, have been ordered to pay $23.1  million for deceiving consumers about the usefulness and actual cost of credit scores they sold to consumers. 482 more words

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TransUnion, Equifax, ordered to pay $23 million for credit score deception

TransUnion and Equifax, two of the nation’s three largest credit reporting agencies, have been ordered to pay $23.1  million for deceiving consumers about the usefulness and actual cost of credit scores they sold to consumers. 482 more words

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Equifax, TransUnion To Pay $23M For Misleading Consumers About Credit Monitoring

The nation’s three largest credit reporting agencies — TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian — not only collect consumers’ financial information to assist lenders in gauging whether or not someone is qualified for a loan, fit for a job, or can afford a place to live, they also provide people with credit-related products and resources that are meant to help them keep tabs on or improve their credit. 472 more words

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Quick Credit Tips for 2017

There are many resources for credit tips out there, they come from family, friends, professionals, and the internet.  Some are useful, others are simply myths. 148 more words