In a recent settlement agreement with the New York Attorney General, the three nationwide credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) agreed to make improvements in the way they report medical debt and handle consumer disputes of credit report errors. These changes should help credit
An accurate credit report is essential to good financial health. To clean up your credit report, you'll have determine what's inaccurate or out-of-date, request that the credit bureaus fix the information, and then follow-up with each credit bureau. Start by ordering a free credit report.