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How to Adjust Information on Your Credit Report

If you (and lenders) don’t like the look of your credit report, you may be able to make some changes to that credit report. If you think the credit report doesn’t reflect your true credit history, you [more…]

Improve Your Credit Score

Providing a better financial picture to potential lenders requires improving your credit score and getting your credit report into top shape. Here’s how to boost your credit score and polish up your credit [more…]

Get Your Credit Score

A growing number of creditors, as well as insurance companies, employers, and landlords, use your credit score together with (or rather than) your credit history to make decisions about you. Your credit [more…]

Get Copies of Your Credit Reports

Your credit report contains information your current creditors and potential future lenders review to make decisions about your creditworthiness. You are entitled to one free copy of each of your credit [more…]

How to Get Your Credit Report and Score

Three main sources of credit information dominate the credit industry today: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. These credit bureaus are basically huge databases of information from lenders, bill collectors [more…]

How to Improve Your Credit

You want to be sure your credit score is as high as you can make it because if your credit score is below 750, you may have to pay higher interest rates on loans or even have trouble borrowing money. But [more…]

Common Credit Report Queries for Australians

Credit reports for people in Australia who have a credit history are available from Veda Advantage (PO Box 964, North Sydney NSW 2059). You can get a free copy of your credit report annually; this way, [more…]

Avoiding Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs whenever someone uses your personal details to gain some financial advantage, such as taking out a loan in your name. Identity theft is a growing crime in Australia, as well as in [more…]

Regulating Credit in Australia

National legislation regulating the way in which credit is provided to private individuals in Australia was regulated in 2009. Key points of this legislation are as follows: [more…]

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