Consumers need better way to fix credit reporting errors

By | Feb 20, 2013

Consumers need better way to fix credit reporting errorsNews from Los Angeles Times: About 10 million consumers, through no fault of their own, have serious errors on their credit reports, raising troubling questions about people’s ability to secure loans and the fairness of interest rates they’re charged. In the first study of its kind, the […]

Required update to Fair Credit Reporting Act notice – Lexology (registration)

By | Jan 4, 2013

Required update to Fair Credit Reporting Act notice – Lexology (registration)News from Required update to Fair Credit Reporting Act notice – Lexology (registration): Search by keyword Jurisdiction(any)AfghanistanAfricaAlbaniaAlgeriaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntiguaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAsia-PacificAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBritish Virgin IslandsBruneiBulgaria…………… continues on Required update to Fair Credit Reporting Act notice – Lexology (registration) … Read the full article . Related News: Request For Reasons […]

3 Surprising Findings From the Latest Study on Credit Reporting Agencies

By | Dec 26, 2012

3 Surprising Findings From the Latest Study on Credit Reporting AgenciesNews from DailyFinance: By Mandi Woodruff We’re still at least a year away from laying eyes on the FTC’s decade-long review of credit reporting agencies, but a new study from a consumer watchdog gives an interesting preview at what we might be in for. The […]

Specialty credit reporting firms are warned: Give free reports

By | Nov 30, 2012

Specialty credit reporting firms are warned: Give free reportsNews from Los Angeles Times: Tenant screenings typically include credit checks. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images / November 29, 2012) By Jim Puzzanghera November 29, 2012, 10:00 a.m. WASHINGTON — People need to monitor more than just the three largest credit reporting companies, and some specialty firms […]

Credit reporting errors costing Canadians

By | Nov 22, 2012

Credit reporting errors costing CanadiansNews from CBC.ca: Credit rating mistakes are costing unsuspecting consumers thousands of dollars in higher interest rates and preventing some from getting much needed loans, a CBC News investigation has found. In the past few years, more than 500 complaints have been filed with provincial consumer affairs agencies across Canada about […]

Credit reporting errors costing Canadians

By | Nov 19, 2012

Credit reporting errors costing CanadiansNews from CBC.ca: Credit rating mistakes are costing unsuspecting consumers thousands of dollars in higher interest rates and preventing some from getting much needed loans, a CBC News investigation has found. In the past few years, more than 500 complaints have been filed with provincial consumer affairs agencies across Canada about […]

Consumer agency now accepting credit reporting complaints

By | Oct 29, 2012

Consumer agency now accepting credit reporting complaintsNews from Legal News Line: Cordray WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Beginning Monday, for the first time at the federal level, the Customer Financial Protection Bureau now accepts consumer complaints about credit reporting. There are many consumer reporting agencies in the United States, although the credit reporting market is dominated […]

Action Line: FTC acting against bad credit reporting

By | Oct 4, 2012

Action Line: FTC acting against bad credit reportingNews from Tulsa World: The Federal Trade Commission enforces the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and this remains an agency priority, its Division of Privacy and Identity Protection director recently told the U.S. Congress. “Accuracy of data is essential to an effective consumer reporting system,” testified director Robert […]

Supreme Court Weighs Government Liability Under Credit Reporting Law

By | Oct 3, 2012

Supreme Court Weighs Government Liability Under Credit Reporting LawNews from Insurance Journal: The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday considered whether the federal government could be liable for money damages by printing confidential credit card information on a customer’s receipt, increasing the risk of identity theft. A decision against the government could make it easier for […]

Supreme Court weighs US liability under credit reporting law

By | Oct 2, 2012

Supreme Court weighs US liability under credit reporting lawNews from Reuters: By Jonathan Stempel WASHINGTON | Tue Oct 2, 2012 2:20pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday considered whether the federal government could be liable for money damages by printing confidential credit card information on a customer’s receipt, increasing the risk of […]

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