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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new portal helps you find information and learn about credit scores and reports while providing links to additional resources. It includes sections on the difference between credit scores and credit reports, what to look for and how to dispute errors on More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Websites
Tags: credit management, understanding credit, credit scores, disputes, consumer
Date: 5/31/2017
Steps and tips on how to rebuild credit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Download guide in PDF Format. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Guide
Tags: credit repair, tips
Date: 5/31/2017
This report describes the results of focus groups with consumers on credit reports and scores. The report examines issues such as whether consumers were checking their credit scores and reports, how they were doing it, and what motivated them to check it. More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Credit reports, financial education
Date: 4/5/2017
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act prohibits credit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because you get public assistance. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Your credit report contains information about where you live, how you pay your bills, and whether you’ve been sued or arrested, or have filed for bankruptcy. Credit reporting companies sell the information in your report to creditors, insurers, employers, and other businesses that use it to More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Tools Website
Date: 3/31/2017