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4 Ways To Opt Out of Junk Mail

How to opt out of getting preapproved credit card offers in the mail. Go to or call 888-567-8688. This website is a joint venture of the credit bureaus that lets you tell them you don't want their junk mail! You'll be required to give your SS number. That's how credit bureaus track people; this is a legitimate request. If you're doing this online, be sure to select "Electronic Opt-Out for Five Years" option. The default selection will actually sign you up for more junk…

Aug. 6, 2013, 9:11 a.m. EDT 10 things credit bureaus won’t say They’ve got your number. And they’re not afraid to use it


DIY Credit Repair: Step 2, Sending Dispute Letters To Credit Bureaus

Once you’ve completed step 1 (reviewing your credit reports) it’s time to draft and send your letters of dispute. The back-and-forth debt validation process can prove a lengthy one, but the potential benefit of deletion is well worth the time and effort. It’s simply a matter of being diligent, patient, and organized in the process. Here's how.


Positive info not always reported to all 3 credit bureaus

The History Behind Credit Bureaus, And The Founding Of The Big Three

The Sweeping Changes That Could Raise Your Credit Score

Under a major overhaul by the credit bureaus announced Monday, unpaid medical bills will be treated differently and errors on your credit report could become easier to fix. The changes, applauded by consumer advocates, come as a result of an agreement between the big three credit bureaus, Experian, Equifax and TransUnion, and New York Attorney General Eric [...]

How to Contact Credit Bureaus by Phone

How to Contact Credit Bureaus by Phone. You may contact the three major credit bureaus by phone. Below, you will find steps to contact Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion.


The Internet has changed just about everything, and that includes the world of credit reports and credit repair. Consumers can now access their credit files online and even initiate disputes through credit bureau websites. Of course, the centerpiece of credit repair is the dispute letter. Today I want to address a frequent question on whether or not to use the online dispute option (now available with all three credit bureaus).


One out of four Americans has an error on their credit report. But contacting someone at the three credit bureaus to help fix the mistake is notoriously difficult. Good, simple tip to help you contact a credit bureau to fix your credit. Need to remember this.


New complaint data zings credit bureaus

Federal complaint data shows that consumers are often dissatisfied -- even when credit bureaus say they have addressed the problem