Credit Repair: Steps To Take And Mistakes To Avoid

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Credit Repair – Mistakes to Avoid

Consumers need to be vigilant in protecting their credit and financial reputations. In today’s age, lenders, companies, and others who transact business via the credit markets can be predatory, merciless, and not consumer-friendly. One way of protecting your credit history and reputation is to know and understand some basics of credit reporting, credit monitoring, and …

Obtaining New Social Security Number in Order to Repair Credit

Negative remarks on your credit report can stick around on your credit report for a significant period of time. This had lead some people to attempt changing their Social Security Number as a potential work around for bad credit. Believing you can start with a new bill of clean credit by changing your Social Security …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Shuts Down California Company for Deceptive Practices

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is the agency responsible for policing the actions of those in the credit industry. An investigation by the CFPB may be into the actions of a creditor who has not fulfilled their obligations to report a debt correctly to the consumer reporting agencies. Just as like a scenario would be …