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Credit report errors on the rise – NBC 6 South Florida

You’ve spent years saving up your hard-earned money and you’re finally ready to buy a house or a new car. But before submitting an application, experts say you should check your credit first. “You want to know what’s on your credit report ahead of time so you can correct any mistakes you find,” says Octavio […]

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How often should you check your credit report?

Photo: firecrackers (Shutterstock) Credit report errors are a chronic problem made worse by the pandemic, and complaints about credit bureau errors are at an all-time high—up 86% over the past year. To protect yourself, be sure to check your credit reports every three months, especially if you plan to apply for a loan or finance […]

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Your credit report may be wrong — here’s what to do about it

Consumers filed complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in record numbers in 2020, according to a report released Monday by the US Public Interest Research Group, a nonprofit consumer advocacy group. Credit reporting issues were cited in 282,000, or 63%, of complaints. The majority noted “incorrect information” on credit reports or “the information belongs […]