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The Sweeping Changes That Could Raise Your Credit Score

Under a major overhaul by the credit bureaus announced Monday, unpaid medical bills will be treated differently and errors on your credit report could become easier to fix. The changes, applauded by consumer advocates, come as a result of an agreement between the big three credit bureaus, Experian, Equifax and TransUnion, and New York Attorney General Eric [...]

7 Steps to Cleanup your Credit Report

Contact MyFICO to Get Your Credit Scores & Reports From All 3 Credit Bureaus for all the credit bureaus to report any errors and provide evidence to ensure that the dispute is processed in a timely manner.

7 Steps to Cleanup your Credit Report

Contact MyFICO to Get Your Credit Scores & Reports From All 3 Credit Bureaus for all the credit bureaus to report any errors and provide evidence to ensure that the dispute is processed in a timely manner.

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10 Days to Financial Freedom

Get Copies of your Credit Reports | If you need help I recommend working with the Credit Assistance Network, Inc. As part of the enrollment process, one of there trained Credit Specialists will review your credit reports and provide a consultation. Using experience they create and mail a custom dispute letter to each of the 3 major credit bureaus disputing up to 45 individual items.

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4 Ways To Opt Out of Junk Mail

How to opt out of getting preapproved credit card offers in the mail. Go to OptOutPrescreen.com or call 888-567-8688. This website is a joint venture of the credit bureaus that lets you tell them you don't want their junk mail! You'll be required to give your SS number. That's how credit bureaus track people; this is a legitimate request. If you're doing this online, be sure to select "Electronic Opt-Out for Five Years" option. The default selection will actually sign you up for more junk…

DIY Credit Repair: Step 2, Sending Dispute Letters To Credit Bureaus

Once you’ve completed step 1 (reviewing your credit reports) it’s time to draft and send your letters of dispute. The back-and-forth debt validation process can prove a lengthy one, but the potential benefit of deletion is well worth the time and effort. It’s simply a matter of being diligent, patient, and organized in the process. Here's how.

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Aug. 6, 2013, 9:11 a.m. EDT 10 things credit bureaus won’t say They’ve got your number. And they’re not afraid to use it

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5 Surprising Things That Won’t Affect Your Credit Score

Not everything affects your credit score. Here 5 surprising things that don't.

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New complaint data zings credit bureaus

Federal complaint data shows that consumers are often dissatisfied -- even when credit bureaus say they have addressed the problem

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