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4 Simple Reasons to NEVER dispute online.

4 Simple Reasons to NEVER dispute online. Disputing online was created to make the credit bureaus more efficient. There is little regard to consumer...

Do Credit Scoring Models Treat Minorities Unfairly?

Credit scoring models are often criticized for almost everything imaginable under the sun. They treat medical collections too harshly.  They aren’t a valid measurement...

What Percentage of Credit Reports Contain Errors?

It’s no secret that credit reports and credit scores are important to consumers. A solid credit report and impressive credit scores lead to inexpensive...

Do You Have Secret Consumer Scores?

What is a "Secret Consumer" Score? In case you haven’t noticed, we've moved away individual risk assessment and rely on analytics known as "scoring."  We've...

Three Common Myths About Collection Accounts

Selling A Collection Starts the Credit Reporting Clock From Zero – This is incorrect.  When a debt is sold to a debt buyer and...

Can You Force Your Lender To Report to The Credit Bureaus?

Can Deleted Items Be Reinserted On Your Credit Reports? Last week I received the following question from a DisputeSuite Member via email.  It has to...

These 3 companies believe your Social Media Friends should impact your...

Can Social Media Activities Influence Your Credit Scores? Three companies recently made headlines by claiming to use social media data as a basis for determining...
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