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Knowing what’s in your credit report and being able to understand the information it contains is crucial to your financial success. From the latest on changes to credit reporting industry to helpful tips on how to use your credit reports to your advantage to achieve your goals, we cover today’s credit reporting news so you can be in the know!

Bad consumer credit can hold you back

Bad Consumer Credit Delays Recovery

Dec 02, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Bad consumer credit caused by negative public records such as foreclosure actions issued during the Great Recession may still be holding people back.

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We're responsible for 1/3 of credit card fraud worldwide

U.S. Takes the Bronze in Credit Card Fraud

Nov 21, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

The U.S. accounts for more than 1/3 of the total reported credit card fraud cases worldwide. Here’s what Americans can do to protect their identity.

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Employer credit checks are restricted in many states

Employment Credit Check Conundrum

Aug 17, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

More and more states are restricting employer credit checks as an unfair practice for job candidates hit by the Great Recession. Check out our map.

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Greatest Generation?

Jun 17, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

You might think America’s youngest generation would be worse with credit, but it turns out they’re savvier about both credit reports and credit scores.

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1 in 3 Americans Don't Check Their Credit Report

Jun 08, 2015 | Monica Victor

A credit report stained with black marks leads to paying more for products. Knowing your score but not monitoring reports only perpetuates the problem.

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Fixing Your Credit Report Gets Less Complicated

Mar 11, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

Consolidated Credit helps you understand how new credit report regulations make it easier to fix your credit, especially when it comes to medical debt.

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Will Congress Overhaul the Fair Credit Reporting Act?

Sep 11, 2014 | Meghan Stewart

Lawmakers want to overhaul the legislation that governs consumer credit reports, but are the proposed changes really good for the average consumer?

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You Need to Check Your Credit Reports for Errors Frequently

Jun 18, 2013 | April Lewis-Parks

Errors on your credit report could be costing you money by causing higher interest on your credit lines. Here’s what you need to do to correct your credit.

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Three areas to examine when checking your credit report

Apr 23, 2013 | April Lewis-Parks

There are no documents that can paint you a more accurate and comprehensive analysis of your credit health than your credit report.

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Consumers May Pay High Price for Errors on Credit Reports

Feb 12, 2013 | April Lewis-Parks

A Federal Trade Commission study showed that 5 percent of credit reports have mistakes that could lead consumers to pay more for loans, insurance and other financial products.

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"We are really proud to recommend Consolidated Credit" Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with the United Way as a United Way Chairman’s Circle Organization.

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Consolidated Credit is honored to receive the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Nonprofit Organization of the Year award. The EIFLE awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. See what Consolidated Credit can do for you.

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