Yes, if someone has stolen your child’s personal information, it’s possible for accounts to be opened in your child’s name. To determine whether this has happened, you can contact the three major credit bureaus (Experian, TransUnion, Equifax) to see if your child has a file. Read More
At tax time, like most people, you are concerned about the bottom line: Will I get a refund or will I have to pay? Privacy may never enter your mind, but perhaps it should.
Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003: Comments to the Federal Trade Commission
Comments Submitted by:
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
National Consumer Law Center
US Public Interest Research Group (US PIRG)
World Privacy Forum
No, an eviction notice by itself won’t show up on your credit report.
There are a couple of other ways that evidence of an eviction could still show up on you credit report, for example, if youRead More
Yes, most landlords will want to check your credit to help them decide whether to rent to you. Read More
On-time rent payments aren’t generally included in your credit report (your landlord has the option, but most don’t report them). However, if you don’t to pay your rent on time (or at all), your landlord might report it to a credit reporting agency and it would appear on your credit report.Read More