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 »

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 »

Why do credit card companies sue consumers?

A credit card company will forward your account to a collection agency if they cannot get you to pay your past due debt. The collection agency will attempt collection activities and will pursue mor... Read More »

Consumers' Rights in Credit Card Fraud?

Credit card fraud, the fastest growing white-collar crime, cost U. S. consumers over 50 billion dollars in 2009, according to Penelope Salt, writing on Credit card crime the same year a... Read More »