Financial Literacy 2007 - Credit cards
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Credit report mistakes

A 2004 study by the U.S. PIRG -- federation of state Public Interest Research Groups -- found that one in four adults have serious errors on their credit reports. Not small errors either. The Fair Credit Reporting Act requires credit-reporting agencies to fix these mistakes, but it will take some work on your part. Use this work sheet to assist you.

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Here's a form letter for you to use.

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Balance Transfer Cards 15.71%  0.01 15.70%
Cash Back Cards 16.36% --0.00 16.36%
Low Interest Cards 10.91% --0.00 10.91%
 
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