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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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
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
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
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