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Your Biggest Credit Report Complaint May Be Getting Fixed

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Recently the three major credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — agreed to a settlement with the New York Attorney General’s office to overhaul the national credit reporting process to better serve Americans. The agreement includes changes to the credit report dispute process, how some negative information can appear on credit reports and oversight of the creditors that ... Read More »

    FTC Reviews Credit Report Dispute Process and Reaches Conclusion

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    The Federal Trade Commission has issued a follow-up study of credit report accuracy that found most consumers who previously reported an unresolved error on one of their three major credit reports believe that at least one piece of disputed information on their report is still inaccurate. The congressionally mandated study is the sixth and final study on national credit report ... Read More »

      Credit Reports Screwed Up. Anyone Surprised?

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      A Federal Trade Commission study of the U.S. credit reporting industry found that five percent of consumers had errors on one of their three major credit reports that could lead to them paying more for products such as auto loans and insurance. Overall, the congressionally mandated study on credit report accuracy found that one in five consumers had an error ... Read More »

        Disputing 5 year old charge off that is not mine. – Melanie

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        I recently disputed two credit cards that were charged off in 2006 because these are not my accounts. I never signed anything that said that I was responsible for these accounts. I received my Experian dispute results and the accounts were “processed”. I reviewed the updated report and both accounts came back as updated. What should I do now? Should ... Read More »

          Creditor Keeps Reporting I Owe a Balance on My Credit Reports When I Paid It Off. – Mard

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          “Dear Steve, I had a total of debts that equal about $5000.00 I paid them all within 1 week which most were in collections,but to make a long story short they took off the balance that I owed on the debts after they were paid and i have all the paper work and documents showing proof that they were paid.About ... Read More »

            What Can I Do to Get Capital One Off My Credit Report? – Sam

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            “Dear Steve, I opened a capital one visa in 2002. I fell behind in payments and the next thing I knew the balance due was 700.00. It has been ten years ago and they are still showing the account as a charge off. They report it monthly . The balance is no longer 700 its 1300. What can I do ... Read More »

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