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7 secrets your credit report won't reveal

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Credit reports don't tell all
Credit reports don't tell all

Do you feel like your credit report is spying on you?

Sometimes it seems like just about everything personal is included in your credit history, including your name, address and Social Security number. Even your birth date is on it.

But you still have a few secrets even your credit report doesn't know.

Here are seven items that lenders won't see when they pull your credit report.

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