Why should you care about checking your credit report for errors? Or know about how to dispute credit report errors when you find them?
Because having good credit makes it easy to rent an apartment, buy a new home, or get a new car loan. But when an error is made on your credit report and you don’t know about it, it can be a big let down and stressful situation. I recently wrote an article about the benefits of having good credit, check it out.
Did you know that approximately 1 in 3 American adults don’t check their credit report regularly for errors? It’s a staggering thought right?
On top of that, the Federal Trade Commission (aka, FTC) even admits in a report that one in five consumers admitted to getting an error fixed. Check out the article here: FTC Study Credit Report Accuracy
Imagine all of the credit report errors that go unreported, ouch. Below, I’ll briefly discuss what you can do to stay on top of keeping your credit report clean from errors.
Step 1: Get A Free Copy Of Your Credit Report
Not many people know how to get a free copy of their actual … READ MORE