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Freeze Your Credit, Don’t Lock It

August 20, 2018 Brian V. Lee

A new law — the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act — takes effect on September 21, 2018. The law requires the big three credit bureaus to offer free fraud alerts and credit freezes. Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion [ . . . ]

The Credit Bureaus Have Too Much Power

April 19, 2016 Brian V. Lee

Have you seen John Oliver’s take on the Big Three credit bureaus, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian? The credit bureaus have too much power, and we must more regulate the credit reporting industry. This is especially true since all three bureaus [ . . . ]

How to Dispute Errors on Your Credit Report

August 14, 2011 Brian V. Lee

Federal law allows you to request an investigation of information on your credit report that you feel may be inaccurate. No one can legally remove from a credit report accurate negative information, such as bankruptcy, tax liens, judgments or child [ . . . ]