Understanding Credit Reporting and Credit Repair

Consumer Credit Report Dispute

Maintaining accurate credit reports and understanding credit reporting are crucial for financial success. Credit reports provide a snapshot of an individual’s credit history and financial behavior, which can impact a wide range of financial opportunities, such as obtaining loans, securing employment, and renting housing. Credit reporting agencies, also known as credit bureaus, collect and report … Read more

Ultimate Guide on How to Report Identity Theft

Report Identity Theft

It only takes a few simple steps to report identity theft. Act now to clear up your good name, repair your credit reports, stop additional fraud, and end the devastating financial and emotional harm caused by credit card fraud and other financial crimes. What is identity theft Identity theft is the fraudulent procurement of your … Read more

Ten Essential Tips to Creating an Effective Identity Theft Report

Identity Theft Report

Conclusion Clearing up your credit and stopping debt collections of fraudulent accounts can be time-consuming, confusing, and frustrating. It can also be risky. You must swear under oath and penalty of perjury you had nothing to do with the fraud, did not authorize the fraud, and did not benefit from the fraudulent charges. Following these … Read more

Stop Identity Fraud Debt Collections

Identity fraud can be financially and emotionally devastating. According to some studies, victims of identity theft suffer the same emotional harm suffered by victims of violent crime. Even those that don’t, still suffer from devastating financial loss and a massive consumption of time to repair the damage done to their credit. Here are a few … Read more

Identity Fraud Reaches Record High Numbers

Identity fraud increased 16 percent in 2016 with a record 15.4 million Americans falling prey to one form of identity theft or another according to the new 2017 Identity Fraud Study from Javelin Strategy & Research. The total amount stolen in 2016 also increased to $16 billion dollars. Card-not-present online fraud saw the biggest increase … Read more

Identity Theft Protection Company LifeLock Fined $100 Million for Deceptive Sales Practices

Identity theft protection services company LifeLockĀ® has been in trouble for deceptive practices and misleading consumers in the past but lately have been taking even more heat than before. In 2010, LifeLock entered into a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission after it was accused of making false claims regarding the effectiveness of its … Read more

How to Dispute Errors in Your Credit Report

Credit report errors are far too common. Indeed, studies suggest that as many as 25 percent of credit reports could contain serious errors. The most common errors are identity errors, incorrect account information, and fraudulent accounts. There are certainly many other kinds of errors but these are the most prevalent. Identity Errors Identity errors occur … Read more

Identity Theft Debt Collection

Identity theft debt collection causes millions of Americans undue financial and emotional hardship every year. Debt collectors can be ruthless in their efforts to collect debt and are often skeptical and unsympathetic when a consumer claims to be a victim of identity theft. Restoring your credit after your identity is stolen can take time, money, … Read more



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