Experian’s Credit Games – Skills Sprint (Part 1 of 3)

Put your credit knowledge to the test to test your fate and see how you fare. Audit your skills in our three-part challenge to try your luck!

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Removing Bankruptcy From Your Credit Report

July 14, 2016

Dear Experian, It's been just about 10 years since my bankruptcy was been discharged. How do I go about getting it removed from my credit report? - ENZ

Steps to Take after Wallet is Stolen

July 14, 2016

Dear Experian, I had my wallet stolen. My entire life was in my wallet including a check book, my Social Security card, driver's license, identification and passwords to all my...

Updating Your Report When a Tax Lien is Released

July 14, 2016

Dear Experian, I have a tax lien release from the IRS. I was going to send it to all bureaus until I read that the credit bureaus get tax lien...

How Long Before Paid Credit Cards are Updated

July 14, 2016

Dear Experian, I just paid off a lot of my credit card debt. When will I see it take effect on my credit report? - DUK

Mailing a Request for Your Credit Report

July 14, 2016

Dear Experian, I tried to get my credit report from Experian online, and a box popped up saying I could get it by mail, but not online, because of security...

When Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is Deleted

July 14, 2016

Dear Experian, Does a Chap 7 bankruptcy drop off the report 10 years after filing date or the discharge date? - DGM

Parent Using Child’s Social Security Number

July 14, 2016

Dear Experian, I believe my daughter’s father is using her Social Security number for electricity, gas, water, phone and credit cards. How do I find out? - CKY

Charged Off Debt Must Still Be Repaid

July 13, 2016

Dear Experian, What does it mean when Account Type/Status says "Charge Off"? Does this mean I no longer owe this amount? - ERS

When to Close Credit Cards with Zero Balance

July 13, 2016

Dear Experian, I am thinking about cancelling a few credit cards that have a zero balance that I don't use but have a great payment history with. How will this...

The Impact of a Voluntary Vehicle Surrender

July 13, 2016

Dear Experian, I am considering a voluntary vehicle surrender. What ramifications can I expect, both financially and on my credit report and credit scores if I agree to surrender my...

Updating Employer on Your Credit Report

July 13, 2016

Dear Experian, How does an employer report a job history to Experian? - BZI

Removing a Fraud Alert from Your Credit Report

July 13, 2016

Dear Experian, How do I get a fraud alert removed from my credit report? - DIB