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How To Correct Inaccurate Credit Report Information

Credit reporting mistakes could be caused by a typo, an incorrect account posting or an attempted identity theft. These errors can result in a higher interest rate or from getting a loan at all. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

“Tax Transcript” Program Doesn’t Shield Borrowers’ Data

Federal auditors say the popular “tax transcript” program run by the IRS and used by millions of mortgage applicants a year lacks adequate security protections against disclosures of tax-return details to people who shouldn’t be allowed to obtain them. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Medical Debt? Big Changes Are Coming To The Way Credit Agencies Report It

The way credit agencies report and evaluate medical debt are in the works that should reduce some of the painful financial consequences of having a health care problem. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Big Credit Score Boosts Ahead For Some

According to a study of 30 million credit files completed by FICO, many Americans will experience modest score bumps in the coming months. But hundreds of thousands of the increases will be super-sized — in the 40 to 60 points and higher range. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE