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Are all 3 credit scores created equally?

I recently searched for my credit report online and found that there are more than a few programs out there that offer this. What I did not know were the differences between them. We’ve all seen the attention grabbing commercials with the guy in the pirate hat, playing …

Rebuild your credit with secured credit cards

Credit card companies looking to reduce their risk are many ways to go about it, and they will be using all of them between now and February 20, when the new laws come into force. Some consumers are affected by lowered credit lines – sometimes lower than their …

Credit Bureau Introduction – TransUnion

TransUnion is a global leader in Analytics, decision-making consulting and information management services for more than 500 million consumers and 45K companies around the world in 33 countries. Like the other two major competitors Experian and Equifax we’ve mentioned in earlier posts, it’s also considered as the third …

Credit Bureau Introduction – Experian

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and operating in more than 40 countries, Experian is a leading information services group to supply credit reports to consumers, empowering clients to monitor their credit status and helping manage the risks and rewards of their financial decisions. Experian‘s key businesses are credit reporting, …

Credit Bureau Introduction – Equifax

Equifax, founded in 1899, considered as the oldest and one of the 3 largest credit reporting bureaus in the United States, empowers all kinds of consumers and companies with information they can definitely¬†trust. As a worldwide service provider¬†in credit reporting as well as information solutions, Equifax has one …