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That’s Not Equifax Calling You!
By: Oana Schneider

That’s Not Equifax Calling You!

If the phone rings and someone claims it’s Equifax calling you, hang up immediately. Your BBB has learned that scammers are now taking advantage of the Equifax data breach, calling people to suppos...

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One in Four Credit Reports Have Wrong Information
By: Michael

One in Four Credit Reports Have Wrong Information

Your BBB® informs callers and web visitors daily on how to get free annual credit reports. Creditors, employers, banks and othe...

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Checking with the Credit Bureaus
By: Jason

Checking with the Credit Bureaus

Our office routinely receives calls and inquiries from consumers wanting to check their credit score. Some consumers mistake the BBB for a credit bureau and others sim...

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Not Disputing Mistakes on Your Credit Report Could Cost You Money
By: Jackie

Not Disputing Mistakes on Your Credit Report Could Cost You Money

We’ve written many times about how and where to get your free annual c...

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How Much Do You Know About Credit Scores?
By: Amanda

How Much Do You Know About Credit Scores?

A recent study by the Read More

LivingSocial Website Hacked; 50 Million People May Be Affected
By: Jackie

LivingSocial Website Hacked; 50 Million People May Be Affected

LivingSocial, a daily deals website, was hacked recently.  Users of the site, which are said to number over 50,000,000, received an email from the company announcing t...

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Things Consumers Should Know About Credit
By: Tom

Things Consumers Should Know About Credit

This morning as I was surfing the net, I came across an article which presented information about credit, credit scores, and how lenders and insurers determine risk. Read More

Study Finds Errors on Consumer Credit Reports
By: Jackie

Study Finds Errors on Consumer Credit Reports

Have you looked at your credit report lately?  You may be in the 20% of consumers who had errors on one of their three major credit reports according to a Read More