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Big Changes Predicted for Credit Scores in 2017
If there is one thing we've come to learn about the credit reporting industry it's that it is always changing. And NCES founder, George Cole, is predicting big changes for credit scores in 2017. There are still the same three big players (Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian), but the way they do business is changing over time.

Smarter consumers...

For one, consumers are getting smarter and reporting fraud and...
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National Consumer Assistance Plan – BIG News for your Credit Report
There are new reasons to take a close look at your credit report - The National Consumer Assistance Plan. In 2015, all three Credit Reporting Agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) agreed to create and enforce this updated set of regulations called the National Consumer Assistance Plan. You can kind of think of it as a booster shot for the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The Fair...
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Headaches? High Blood Pressure? Bad Credit Can Make You Sick!
Have the sniffles? Frequent headaches? Troubles in the (ahem…) bedroom? The way you worry about your financial situation or bad credit can make you sick. Doctors and scientists have been researching the link between chronic stress and various illnesses for many years. While there is still a lot of disagreement, some findings deserve serious attention. For instance, chronic stress (stressful situations that last for longer periods of time, rather than...
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