How do I report credit to an agency?

Answer Reporting an account to the credit bureaus is a simple task that requires little effort. It is important that your credit report reflect an accurate picture of your payment history since its conten... Read More »

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Who can report to a credit bureau agency?

You must become a member of the credit agency to report to it. The three prominent agencies are Equifax, Experian and TransUnion (see Resources). Generally, only businesses can become members and n... Read More »

How to Get a Note From a Collection Agency for Removal From a Credit Report?

A collection on your credit report can negatively impact your borrowing ability. Creditors who see the collection may be less inclined to approve your loan applications. Removing a collection from ... Read More »

Will a collection agency remove its information from my credit report if I make a payment?

A collection agency will generally not remove its account if you make a payment on a collection account. If you do pay the account in full, the collection agency must update it as "paid" on your cr... Read More »

How long does a collection agency have to remove incorrect information from a credit report?

Under the terms of The Fair Credit Reporting Act, the three national credit reporting bureaus -- TransUnion, Equifax and Experian -- have 30 days from the receipt of your letter or online dispute t... Read More »