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  • EQUIFAX, INC. – CFPB Complaint

    Date Received: 2017-07-27T00:00:00 Product: Other debt Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: Equifax has reinserted a previously deleted account ( XXXX XXXX XXXX ). I ‘ve...

    • Posted November 10, 2017
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  • EQUIFAX, INC. – CFPB Complaint

    Date Received: 2017-07-11T00:00:00 Product: I do not know Issue: Written notification about debt Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: On XXXX – I sent a letter to XXXXXXXX XXXX XXXX requesting back up...

    • Posted October 28, 2017
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  • EQUIFAX, INC. – CFPB Complaint

    Date Received: 2017-06-21T00:00:00 Product: Medical debt Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: XX/XX/XXXX- Sent letter to XXXX XXXX XXXX to dispute collection ( {$490.00} ) XX/XX/XXXX-...

    • Posted October 7, 2017
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  • Turns Out Equifax Was Punishing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filers

    For what appears to be decades, the credit rating agency Equifax has quietly layered three more years of tarnish on the credit histories of hundreds of thousands of people who had filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 13....

    • Posted September 29, 2017
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  • The Equifax Scam That Will Probably Call You

    Ring, ring. “This is Equifax calling to verify your account information.” Stop. Don’t tell them anything. They’re not from Equifax. It’s a scam. Equifax will not call you out of the blue. That’s just one scam you...

    • Posted September 15, 2017
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  • EQUIFAX, INC. – CFPB Complaint

    Date Received: 2017-05-03T00:00:00 Product: Other debt Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: XXXX XXXX XXXX , I sent all three credit reporting agencies a letter, attached...

    • Posted July 22, 2017
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  • EQUIFAX, INC. – CFPB Complaint

    Date Received: 2017-05-02T00:00:00 Product: Other debt Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: Debt was sold to a collection Agency and is not mine nor accurate …...

    • Posted July 6, 2017
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  • The Credit Repair Death of Pay For Delete to Remove Old Bad Credit

    It’s coming. Big changes are in the works for consumers with old bad debts owned by debt buyers. Sources inside the debt buyer and debt collection industry are secretly making positive changes about reporting old accounts. These...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Whispers On Big Changes Coming for Credit Reports That You Need to Know

    Credit reporting in the United States has been a mess. It seems now for decades we have one revelation after another about how inaccurate your credit reports is. These errors can significantly impact credit scores without knowledge....

    • Posted October 11, 2016
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  • Shouldn’t I Be Able to Get All My Credit Scores? – Eugene

    Question: Dear Steve, My situation, my credit scores are in the low 600’s and am trying to get all my credit cards under the 30% threshold and at the same time reduce my total debt. My problem...

    • Posted August 29, 2016
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  • Woman Is Sent 300 Credit Reports By Accident

    A woman in Maine came home to a funny sight earlier in March when her mailbox was stuffed with more than 300 envelopes, each containing a credit report. Here’s what’s not so funny: None of them belonged to...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Your Biggest Credit Report Complaint May Be Getting Fixed

    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...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Do Debt Relief Companies Face Liability When Buying Credit Bureau Leads?

    Thanks to a reader a recent action by the Federal Trade Commission against Equifax bring up issues surrounding the purchase of leads or information from credit bureaus. In the complaint filed by the FTC, debt relief services...

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Marriage and Money: How to Talk to Your New Spouse About Finances

    So you’re engaged. Or thinking about it. If you’re really serious about spending the rest of your life with another person, it’s time to get some of the tougher issues out in the open. Somewhere near the...

    • Posted June 2, 2010
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  • Do It Yourself Guide to Credit Reports: 10 Ways to Improve Your Credit

    So your credit’s not so hot. A few late payments, maybe an account or two that went to collections. What’s the big deal? As you’ve probably found out, it may be a very big deal. You’ve probably...

    • Posted June 2, 2010
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