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3 Important Sections of Your Credit Report

So in the old days, when you would get your credit report — usually, like the really old days, when you would like mail off for them, or like call the phone number and they’d mail them to you — these sort of amorphous documents would arrive, of grey, and were really impossible to understand. [...]

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What Can Creditors Report About Me?

We’ve been talking about how medical bills can impact  your credit. And unfortunately, we said earlier, when you get sick, your problems aren’t over, just because you recover. You may end up paying for it again and again because of a worse credit profile as a result of your credit reports. Creditors Must Follow the [...]

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Privacy Rights, Medical Bills and Credit Scores

When it comes to your personal privacy, it’s not open season. Privacy is something that many Americans are concerned about today for obvious reasons. Government agencies are spying on us through our cell phone records, financial services companies are looking at our credit reports, sometimes with permission that we didn't even know that we gave. [...]

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The 5 Factors of Your FICO Credit Score

When Fair Isaac, FICO, the company that created the most widely credit score-- in fact, the secret between us is that there is no other credit score that’s used widely by lenders, not even the new Vantagescore that’s being promoted by the bureaus, we’ll leave that as a sidebar. But when Fair Isaac is talking [...]

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How Medical Bills Affect Your Credit Reports

There are two ways that medical bills can affect your credit reports. The first is, when something has been reported related to the medical situation itself, the second category is when, say, because of illness and how that impacted your finances you’ve gotten behind on other bills. The problem is this: even if you’ve been [...]

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Lexington Law Firm: Focus Track – Military Service

Many consumer in America experience hardships that can affect their credit reports: Divorce Student Loans Medical Expenses Military Service Identity Theft All have influence on your credit. If your credit score has been afflicted by one of these issues, we can assist you. The attorneys at Lexington Law are experienced and can assist you in your [...]

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Lexington Law Firm: What affects your credit? Student Loans

Many consumer in America face hardships that can affect their credit reports: Divorce Student Loans Medical Expenses Military Service Identity Theft All have influence on your credit. If your credit score has been afflicted by one of these issues, we can assist you. The attorneys at Lexington Law are experienced and can assist you in [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Credit Repair Tips, Lexington Law reviews|Comments Off on Lexington Law Firm: What affects your credit? Student Loans

How Many Is Too Many Credit Inquires? Lexington Law

Credit in a Minute with Dr. Randy Padawer Dr. Randy Padawer, Credit Expert and Consumer Advocate So we were talking about credit report inquiries, those notations that are made by prospective creditors when you apply for credit. And as we talked about, too many of those just makes you look like somebody who’s [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|Credit Repair Tips|Comments Off on How Many Is Too Many Credit Inquires? Lexington Law