The three big bureaus will pay a fine and change how information is added, reviewed and removed from credit reports.
Synthetic ID theft is piecing together a new identity using a combination of real and fake information. It accounts for up to 85 percent of all fraud, the government says.
A new report finds black, Hispanic and low-income consumers are more likely to have no credit score.
Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are changing the way they handle the reporting of medical debts and their dispute resolution processes, among other things.
The answer depends on what you’re applying for.
Bankrate joins Experian and TransUnion to host a credit Q&A. RSVP here.
The bank is offering free credit reports and scores through Nov. 16. It joins other big banks that are starting to offer free scores.
CFPB warns schools about a lack of transparency in their agreements with banks to market products to students.
The TransUnion reports contain context and highlights to help users understand the state of their credit.
Credit bureau TransUnion is beefing up its credit monitoring for members who pay for the service.