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Ask Experian has been answering readers’ questions for more than 15 years. Hosted by Rod Griffin, Experian’s Director of Public Education. Ask Experian responses draw on the knowledge of Experian’s experts in credit reporting, credit scoring, direct marketing, automotive history, identity theft and other areas from across the company.

Credit scores are not included in credit reports

Posted on Jun 01 2015 by

Dear Experian,

I got my credit report, but where is my credit score? How do I get it?


What to do when your credit report appears “mixed” with a family member’s

Posted on May 04 2015 by

Dear Experian,

It appears that my credit report is being mixed with my cousin’s. I have requested a copy of the report by mail, but received a letter that the information I provided does not match the information on my credit file. How can I get this resolved?


How to report identity theft and a fraudulent tax return

Posted on May 03 2015 by

Dear Experian,

Someone tried to file an income tax return using our names and Social Security numbers, so I need to report identity theft to Experian. How do I do this?


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What is Your State of Credit?

Posted on May 06 2015 by

Experian’s fifth annual State of Credit highlights the U.S. cities with the highest and lowest credit scores, bankcard usage, average debt as well as other factors in more than 100 metropolitan areas across the country. To find out where your city ranks, click on a state, scroll over a city and view the information for […]


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