Disputing errors on credit reports must be done right

By | Feb 25, 2013

Disputing errors on credit reports must be done rightNews from Dallas Morning News: Letting an error on your credit report go unchallenged could cost you a loan. Your credit score is based on information in your credit report, so it’s critical that you correct any mistakes, especially if you’re planning to apply for a loan […]

Victimized by Credit Reports

By | Feb 14, 2013

Victimized by Credit ReportsNews from New York Times: The companies that compile and sell credit reports on 200 million Americans have often dismissed allegations of widespread errors in the reports. But a long-awaited study issued this week by the Federal Trade Commission shows that the problem is quite real — with one in five consumers […]

Fact-checking credit reports

By | Feb 13, 2013

Fact-checking credit reportsNews from Washington Post: Lucky you if you’re one of the many consumers who recognize an error in your credit file and are able to successfully dispute it, get it removed and receive the credit rating you deserve. But woe to those who find errors and have trouble getting corrections from any of […]

40 million mistakes on credit reports, study says

By | Feb 9, 2013

40 million mistakes on credit reports, study saysNews from CBS News: The page you requested cannot be found on the CBS News website. The page may have been removed, had its name changed, or is just temporarily unavailable. To locate the page you are looking for, please try one of the following: If you typed […]

Senators Take Another Stab At Eliminating Paid Medical Debt From Credit Reports

By | Feb 8, 2013

Senators Take Another Stab At Eliminating Paid Medical Debt From Credit ReportsNews from The Consumerist: (blue_j) This happens all too frequently: Someone with good credit suddenly incurs a large number of medical bills. Sometimes it’s too much money for the person to pay off in time, sometimes one bill will get overlooked and the debt […]

The danger of not checking credit reports

By | Feb 1, 2013

The danger of not checking credit reportsNews from MSN Money: This post comes from Jill Krasny at partner site Credit.com. For so many of us, checking our credit reports is probably not at the top of the to-do list (unless there’s a pressing need). However, failing to take the time to regularly do so can […]

Campaign reminds consumers to check credit reports

By | Jan 30, 2013

Campaign reminds consumers to check credit reportsNews from The Oshkosh Northwestern: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are turned off. […]

ANSELMO MORENO: Commingled credit reports result in 800 score

By | Jan 23, 2013

ANSELMO MORENO: Commingled credit reports result in 800 scoreNews from Bakersfield Californian: Turning 18 is a milestone for most teenagers, and mine was no exception. I was finally legally able to engage in activities teenagers salivate for, such as getting my own apartment, opening my own bank account, obtaining a credit card, and most importantly, […]

Consumer Reports: 7 money stumbles to avoid

By | Jan 12, 2013

Consumer Reports: 7 money stumbles to avoidNews from Hartford Courant: Everyone makes money mistakes. But missteps or miscalculations can cost you a lot over the long term and could inadvertently hurt your family when you’re gone. Consumer Reports offers seven ways to correct your missteps or at least mitigate the damage they can cause. 1. […]

Florence author to sign books on credit reports at Huntsville Books-A-Million

By | Jan 11, 2013

Florence author to sign books on credit reports at Huntsville Books-A-MillionNews from al.com: HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Books-A-Million, 10017 North Memorial Parkway, will host credit coach and author Barbara Hill for a signing of her book “Let’s Talk, What You Don’t Know About Your Credit Can Hurt You” on Jan. 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 […]

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