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Why and where to get your score

When you're in the market for a loan or credit card, it pays to know your credit score. Good credit scores can help you secure more favorable interest rates and lower fees. A bad score can raise the cost of borrowing or even cause the lender to reject your application.

You won't know where you stand until you check. Then you can take steps to improve your credit rating. Use these tools to help you get started.

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Jeanine Skowronski

CFPB: Lender distorted credit reports

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has an eye on credit reporting issues. The agency took enforcement action against auto financer First Investors Financial Services Group Inc. Wednesday for distorting consumer credit records for years. Per the CFPB, First Investors, which lends primarily to subprime borrowers, failed to fix known flaws in a computer system that  ... Read more

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