Why are utilities companies making inquiries on your credit?

Answer Utility companies, such as water, gas and electric, use an individual's credit score to see whether he has had unpaid utility bills in the past. This helps a company determine what an individual's ... Read More »

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Do inquiries hurt your credit score?

Credit inquiries made by your credit card company to monitor your account, by creditors regarding "pre-approved" offers, by a prospective employer, by you to check your own credit report, or by mul... Read More »

How to Stop Unwanted Inquiries on Your Credit Report?

Whenever an individual or company pulls up your credit report, it appears as an inquiry on your credit report. Hard inquiries are those by a potential lender that you initiate through an applicatio... Read More »

Do credit inquiries affect credit score?

Credit inquiries you initiate by applying for credit cards or other loans will negatively affect your credit score, especially if you apply for multiple lines of credit over a short period of time.... Read More »

What is the best way to see the top 100 "search" inquiries through Google and/or the other major companies?

The best way to see the top 100 "search" inquiries through Google, Yahoo, Ask, and Live Search all at the same time is to use Dogpile