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When you have questions about your credit, who can you call? When you reach out to Experian, you’ll connect with a live agent who can help get you the answers you need. Hear some of the most common ways they...

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How to Remove an Incorrect Address from Your Credit Report

September 30, 2015

Dear Experian, An address for my bankruptcy lawyer suddenly appeared on my credit report as a single family residence and you won`t let me remove it. It says to contact...

Infographic: Happily Ever After – The Power of Good Credit in Dating and Marriage

September 24, 2015

First comes love, then comes marriage – but where do credit and finances fit in? From the first few dates up to the exchange of rings and vows and...

Video: Why Would a New Employer Check My Credit?

September 12, 2015

If you’re just beginning your job search, you may be surprised to learn that, for certain jobs in certain states, employers may ask to check your credit as a...

Video: How Can I Establish Credit?

September 12, 2015

If you’re new to the world of credit and are wondering how to get from the outside in, credit can seem like a riddle you must answer correctly in...

Video: When Should I Request an Extended Fraud Alert?

September 12, 2015

If you’re dealing with the lingering after-effects of identity theft, you may need to switch tacks to keep the early protections you put in place as effective as they...

Video: How to Respond to Identity Theft

September 12, 2015

Identity theft is one of those little things – like mudslides, or a flat tire, or a leaky roof – that you’d probably rather not think about, and definitely...

Video: When Should I Request an Initial Fraud Alert?

September 12, 2015

When identity theft happens, the timing of your response can be critical. To maximize the effectiveness of your response, you may consider adding an alert to your credit file...

Video: Should I Tell the Police about Identity Theft?

September 12, 2015

If you’ve recently become a victim of identity theft, you might be wondering who to notify. Aside from warning friends to be wary, and verifying your identity with creditors,...

Video: What Should I Do If I’m the Victim of Identity Theft?

September 12, 2015

Discovering that you’re the latest victim of identity theft is disheartening news. Whether your information was swiped by a fraudster or obtained through a data breach, here are some...

Different Credit Scores: Why Changes Appear

September 12, 2015

When it comes to credit and your finances, knowing where you stand can help you make better decisions that can impact you for years to come. Your credit scores can provide...

Video: What Is a Good Credit Score?

September 12, 2015

‘Good’ credit scores: What are they? Where are they? If you’re on the hunt for good credit, you’ll want to first know what it means to be on the...

Video: What Five Factors Determine My FICO® Score?

September 12, 2015

A FICO® Score powered by Experian doesn’t have a mystery recipe: in fact, when you know all the things that can impact your credit score, it’s far easier to...