How do I add a creditor to a credit report?

Answer Establish a new credit account with a desired creditor. Most major creditors report new accounts within 60 days of opening. If the account isn't reported on the credit report within six months, t... Read More »

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Can a creditor find you through a credit report?

According to the Federal Trade Commission, credit reports contain personal identification information such as your name, address, birth date and Social Security Number, which makes it easy for a cr... Read More »

How Do I Turn a Bad Creditor Into the Credit Bureau?

Reporting bad behavior on the part of one of your creditors to one of the credit bureaus can be simple or challenging, depending on the complexity of the case, and whether or not you have documenta... Read More »

Does a creditor have to notify you before charging your credit card?

No person, business, or organization should charge your credit card without your express authorization, even if it is one of your creditors. According to the Office of the Comptroller of the Curren... Read More »

What If There Is a Missing Creditor on the Credit Matrix in Chapter 7?

The process of filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy requires you to submit an immense amount of paperwork to the bankruptcy court. If you end up leaving a creditor off a creditor matrix, your case may g... Read More »