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2 Bureaus Corrected My Credit Report, But the Third Won’t. What Can I Do?

By Steven Shaw on 9/11/2015
financial frustrationsOne of the most common concerns we hear from readers is that their credit report contains errors or information they don’t understand or recognize. There are a number of reasons wrong information could be on your credit report, but the solution is often to dispute the information with the credit bureaus to get it removed from your report. But for some consumers, the problem doesn’t end there.
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Is a Credit Report Error Costing You Money?

By Steven Shaw on 2/23/2015

Credit Report Errors That Cost You Money

Your credit report could contain material errors. These are mistakes that other people make but you ultimately to pay for — and left uncorrected, you may end up paying for those errors for years and years.

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How Do Credit Report Errors Happen?

By Steven Shaw on 9/4/2014

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If you have seen wrong information on your credit report – and plenty of people have – you’ve probably wondered how it got there. After all, if the statements you get from your lenders are accurate, shouldn’t your credit reports be? Credit reporting agencies manage billions of pieces of information about our credit histories, though, and there are several ways mistakes can happen.

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The 5 Most Confusing Things on Your Credit Report

By Steven Shaw on 1/7/2014

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You know that you should review your credit reports. So you do. But when you do, you find yourself confused, wondering if it was worth it.

It definitely is.

Here are five things about credit reports consumers often find confusing, and how to find some clarity.

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CFPB Focuses on Ensuring Credit Report Errors Get Fixed

By Steven Shaw on 9/5/2013

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a bulletin to companies that supply information to credit reporting agencies, stressing their legal obligation to investigate consumer disputes of credit reports.

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