A recent law provides additional protections for servicemembers affecting VA refinances, medical debt on credit reports, credit monitoring, and stays on foreclosure. Here’s what to look for in the new laws and when they go into effect.
Finding and getting errors on your credit report fixed is an important part of managing your finances. Review your credit report periodically and look for these common errors.
Encontrar los errores en su reporte de crédito y corregirlos es una parte muy importante dentro del manejo de sus finanzas. Revise periódicamente su reporte de crédito y busque estos errores comunes.
You know your credit report is important, but other companies also collect information on you—and you have a right to see those reports. Our latest list of consumer reporting companies gives you the details you need to take action.
Taking steps to improve your credit score is important, but there’s a lot of bad advice out there. Here are some of the most common credit myths debunked.
Tomar acciones para mejorar su crédito es muy importante, pero sepa que hay mucha información engañosa. Aquí echamos abajo algunos de los mitos sobre el crédito.
Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Recent natural disasters, such as Hurricane Harvey in 2017, have significantly impacted some consumers financially. In this report, the Bureau examines how natural disasters are reported in consumers’ credit reports.
If you manage someone else’s money, a new law lets you request a credit freeze on their behalf to help protect them from identity theft and fraud.
Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here, starting Sept. 21, 2018, thanks to a new federal law. Here’s what you should know.
More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Consumers typically pay for telecommunications services monthly, but most providers do not report to consumer reporting agencies unless an account is in collections. In this report, we explore how these debts are reported.