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Using Credit Karma to Monitor Your Credit: How It Works and Why You Need It

September 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on Using Credit Karma to Monitor Your Credit: How It Works and Why You Need It · Credit Reports, Credit Scores

How does Credit Karma offer its credit monitoring services for free? Which credit bureaus do they pull from? Which scores do they use and are they accurate? Get answers to these and other questions about Credit Karma, one of the more popular services you can use to monitor your credit, during the credit repair process and beyond.

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Have You Looked for These Errors on Your Credit Reports?

June 6th, 2017 · Comments Off on Have You Looked for These Errors on Your Credit Reports? · Credit Reports

We think of credit bureaus as the ultimate authorities on creditworthiness. But the truth is, credit bureaus – and the data furnishers reporting to them – make mistakes. The good news is, correcting them can prove invaluable during the credit repair process, and beyond. You’re the only person who you can count on to set the record straight, so check your credit reports regularly and dispute every mistake you find.

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Common Credit Reporting Complaints (and What to Do About Them)

April 25th, 2017 · Comments Off on Common Credit Reporting Complaints (and What to Do About Them) · Credit Reports

Checking your credit reports is the first step in the credit repair process. The goal? To find inaccuracies (which may be hurting your credit score), dispute them, and have them resolved. It sounds simple enough, but as revealed by complaints received by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) last year, tens of thousands of consumers had a hard time with it. Here’s a breakdown of common credit reporting complaints and what to do if you experience the same.

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