Credit Report Mistakes

4 Steps for Fixing Credit Report Mistakes (Pt. 2)

June 18, 2014

Continuing from 4 Steps for Fixing Credit Report Mistakes (Pt. 1), here are the next steps to take when you notice mistakes on your credit report and are ready to take action to get them corrected. Step 2: Contact the credit reporting bureau. If contacting the bank or creditor to resolve the error is not…
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4 Steps for Fixing Credit Report Mistakes (Pt. 1)

June 13, 2014

Keeping in theme with our recent discussion on common credit report mistakes, here we will take a closer look at what consumers can do to get these mistakes fixed. It’s important to point out that, when it comes to your credit report: You are legally entitled to receive one free copy of your credit report…
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Beware of These 4 Common Credit Report Mistakes (Pt. 2)

June 11, 2014

Picking up from where we left off in Beware of These 4 Common Credit Report Mistakes (Pt. 1), below we will continue our discussion regarding errors that commonly arise on people’s credit reports. Credit Report Mistake 2: Social security number errors. Your social security number (SSN) is a critical part of your identifying information and…
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Beware of These 4 Common Credit Report Mistakes (Pt. 1)

June 9, 2014

Your credit report is a very detailed depiction of your credit history that is used to determine your credit score. Consequently, your credit report may become very important when you are ready to make larger purchases (like, for example, when you are ready to buy a home or a car). While you want to be…
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Repairing Your Credit after Bankruptcy (Part 2)

June 24, 2013

As a continuation of Repairing Your Credit after Bankruptcy (Part 1), here is some additional information regarding what borrowers can do to rebuild their credit ratings and improve their financial outlook after having filed for bankruptcy. Specific actions that borrowers can take to boost their credit score after bankruptcy include: Taking out one new credit…
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