A Complete Guide to Your Credit Report

A Complete Guide to Your Credit Report

What is a credit report? A credit report is a statement that includes details on your credit activity and credit history. Companies known as credit bureaus, or credit reporting agencies, compile and maintain your credit report. Certain businesses regularly report...
Get a Free Credit Report Before Your Job Search

Get a Free Credit Report Before Your Job Search

You probably already know you should check your credit reports at least once a year to catch errors or fraud. And if you’re applying for a major loan soon, you should check your credit report to gauge whether you’ll be approved. Another important time to review your...
Things You Didn’t Know About Your Credit Report

Things You Didn’t Know About Your Credit Report

There is much to learn about credit reports and credit reporting agencies. So much, that it is unlikely you know everything there is to know about credit reports. What follows is a list of facts of which you may not be aware. Of course, this list is far from...
The 4 Types of Information in Your Credit Report

The 4 Types of Information in Your Credit Report

Credit reports hold a great deal of personal information about you and your financial history. Creditors, lenders, and many other businesses use information in your credit report to decide whether to offer credit-based products and services to you. Due to the sensitive...
Steps to Remove Credit Report Errors

Steps to Remove Credit Report Errors

If you take for granted that the credit bureaus and businesses who report to them are reporting your information correctly, think again. In 2013, the Federal Trade Commission published a study that found at least one in five consumers had an error on at least one of...

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