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The Price Tag for Credit Report Errors

Ellen Schloemer | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business
Ellen Schloemer

Extrapolating that 5 percent to the 200 million Americans with a credit history means that 10 million Americans are paying more for loans than they should. How much are these folks overpaying?

Credit Score Companies To Come Under Government Oversight For First Time

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The companies that determine Americans' credit scores are about to come under scrutiny by the country's new consumer watchdog. The C...

8 Things Debt Collectors Won't Tell You | Posted 05.16.2012 | Money

It should come as no surprise that if you've fallen behind on your bills, you may be hearing from debt collectors. But there are things they aren't likely to tell you, and knowing these things can make all the difference in resolving your debts.