When Does the FCRA Reporting Clock Start Ticking?

When negative information is reported on your credit file, The Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) puts a time limit on how long the information can be reported. It seems fair that negative accounts shouldn’t be a blemish on your credit report forever. Under the FCRA, the Federal law that promotes accuracy, fairness, and privacy of […]
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The Credit Bureaus and Tenant Screening

The use of credit reporting from the three main credit bureaus, Trans Union, Equifax and Experian by financial institutions has been in play for decades.  As we have written on our blog, there are many other types of consumer reporting agencies that provide information that is governed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.   There […]
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Your Credit Score and the Law

Your credit history and credit report determine what you are financially eligible to receive in credit and loans. Knowing what is reported on your report and an awareness of the law will ensure you have the financial opportunities you are entitled to and worked so hard to get. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) is […]
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