Are credit bureaus governmental agencies?

Answer Credit bureaus are private companies that maintain consumer credit information and distribute the information to lenders, employers and consumers. Although the credit bureaus are not government age... Read More »

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When do collection agencies report to credit bureaus?

Collection agencies have a mandate to update the credit bureau as to their client's status once per month. Additionally, credit bureaus update clients' credit reports once per month. Therefore, an ... Read More »

How to Keep Collection Agencies From Sending Notices to Credit Bureaus?

Many collection agencies make regular reports to the credit-reporting bureaus. When a collection agency reports your account to one of the three major bureaus (Experian, Equifax and TransUnion), ev... Read More »

What levels of government or governmental agencies are responsible for dealing with gays in the military?

Military personnel are the responsibility of the Department of Defense. The so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law was passed by the Legislative branch and signed into law by President Clinton. As a... Read More »

When do overdue credit cards get reported to credit bureaus?

The reporting dates of late payments to the credit bureaus vary based on each lending institution's own policy. Some companies report late payments at 30 days after a cardholder misses a payment, w... Read More »