How many credit reports are ordered each year by consumers?

Answer According to the Consumer Financial Literacy Survey prepared by Harris Interactive for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, about 76.5 million consumers ordered credit reports in 2008. Th... Read More »

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How many free credit reports do you get each year?

Each year, you can obtain one free credit report from each of the three major credit reporting agencies: TransUnion, Equifax and Experian, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The report will... Read More »

How many years do faulty credit card payments stay on credit reports?

Late credit card payments remain on your credit report for seven years, according to the Fair Isaac Corporation. However, the further in the past the late payment occurred, the lower impact on your... Read More »

In what year did the free credit reports start in Florida?

In 2003, all U.S. citizens, including those in Florida, were guaranteed the ability to receive a free credit report once a year. President Bush signed the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act. ... Read More »

What is the number of credit cards issued each year in the U.S.?

The exact number of credit cards issued each year in the United States is hard to find, but numbers from big issuers can give an idea. In 2008, Chase issued 73.7 million Visa credit cards, Bank of ... Read More »