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How Can a Free Credit Report Help Indian Credit Users?

Are you planning to get a loan? If your answer is “yes”, then maybe you should take a look at your credit report first. You will be surprised to know how many loans get rejected on the account of a poor credit score. 673 more words

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2 Major Credit Bureaus Busted For Deception

The days of the singing band in pirate hats pitching “free” credit reports may be gone, but credit bureau marketing skulduggery is still sailing.

On Tuesday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered three of the biggest credit bureaus, TransUnion and Equifax, to pay a total of $5.5 million in fines and give $17.6 million in refunds to customers. 217 more words

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CFPB fines TransUnion and Equifax for deceiving consumers with their marketing

Turns out it’s not only TransUnion

January 3, 2017 by Brena Swanson

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau revealed in a press release on Tuesday that it is… 645 more words

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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New Me New Credit Score, Who dis?

Dear Present,

The older and older we get the more we realise that the things we did not care about in our late teens can turn around and really hit us hard in our later lives. 2,160 more words

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Excellent Credit Blog

Excellent Credit is important, and more attainable than many of us think. Many people are afraid to look at their credit reports, and that means they are afraid of doing simple tasks like opening new, lower interest credit cards, buying a car or even looking for real estate. 171 more words