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Tens of Billions in Medical Debt Will Be Removed From Consumers’ Credit Reports

The three main credit reporting agencies (CRAs), Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion, recently announced that this summer they will remove certain types of medical debts from Americans’ credit reports and change how they report these debts. Medical debt is a major concern for many Americans. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) estimates that more than $88


CFPB reminds consumer reporting agencies that their “name-only” matching procedures violate the FCRA

We’d all like to think that we’re unique. But if we were to judge our uniqueness simply by our first and last names, we’d be disappointed. Some of us might share the same first and last names with hundreds or thousands of other people. According to research from Southern Illinois University, there were 34,269 people

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Scammers Hope to Profit on Tokyo Olympics

With the Tokyo Olympics in motion, cybercriminals are trying creative methods to get consumers’ personal information and money by using fake websites that advertise a way to stream the games and take part in contests. People that open up phishing emails may be opening up a window for the fraudsters to access their information and