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What is in Your Credit Report?

What is in Your Credit Report?

When you first read your credit report it can seem confusing especially when you have had many accounts open for a long period of time. It can be easier to read your credit report when you know what is appearing on it.

Your Name and Variations

There could be different versions and even misspellings of your name in your credit report.

Your credit report is created from information that is given from your creditors and lenders. The name that you put – Read more

How Does Credit Reporting Work?

How Does Credit Reporting Work?

With credit it is important that you check your credit score each month. Your credit report will show not only your score, but also your payment history, debt and other factors that will have a bearing on your score.

The Credit Reporting System

There are three main players in the credit reporting system, those being the consumers, credit bureaus and financial companies.

Your creditors report the information about your credit card and loan accounts – Read more