Financial Literacy 2007 - Credit cards
credit cards
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.

Checklist

Here's a form letter for you to use.

View Worksheet Archive

advertisement

Show Bankrate's community sharing policy
          Connect with us
Product Rate Change Last week
Balance Transfer Cards 16.05% --0.00 16.05%
Cash Back Cards 16.40% --0.00 16.40%
Low Interest Cards 11.21% --0.00 11.21%
 
Search
advertisement
CREDIT CARDS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
Credit cards on a table

Get advice for managing credit cards, building your credit history and improving your credit score. Delivered weekly.

advertisement

Credit Card Blog

Jeanine Skowronski

Mother’s Day: Give a gift card?

Twenty-seven percent of moms say they want a gift card for Mother's Day, according to a new survey from coupon site RetailMeNot.  ... Read more

Partner Center
advertisement

Connect with us