Posts Tagged "dispute"

Video: How Do I Dispute a Late Payment on a Credit Report?

You checked your credit report, but there’s a payment showing as late that know was made on time. Need to dispute some information that just doesn’t look quite right? We’ll show you how to follow up and confirm what should really be appearing on your credit report.     Want to learn more about checking […]

When bankruptcy public records are removed from your credit report

Dear Experian,

I filed bankruptcy in 2005. It is still showing on my credit report – in 2014. How do I get it removed?


Disputing fraud charges on compromised credit card account

Dear Experian,

We got our credit card information stolen when they hacked into a major retailer’s system. The fraud charges caused our credit card balance to go over the limit. Experian is now reporting that we were over the limit on our account. Why? It was clearly not our fault, but when our credit report is viewed it reflects negatively on us.


How can I correct errors on my credit report?

The first step in disputing something in your credit report is to get a copy of your report directly from Experian. ‣ How can I get my credit report? If your dispute is in relation to declined application for credit, the lender will provide instructions for getting a report from the credit reporting agency that provided the […]

“Statement of dispute” delaying mortgage refinance

Dear Experian,

We are refinancing our house. There was an account on my husband’s credit report that he had disputed at the time it was reported. It is still showing disputed. The mortgage lender told us they needed a letter from the company stating it is no longer being disputed. We did that. Now they are saying they need the statement of dispute to be removed from the credit report, and they are telling us the credit bureau is going to charge us to do that. I have never heard of the credit bureau requiring payment. Is this correct?


No credit history despite having several open accounts

Dear Experian,

I recently tried to apply for a car loan. They told me I was denied because they could not find any of my credit history information. I have a few credit cards from department stores, so I’m not sure why this happened. What can I do to have my information updated?


Contact your lender to make sure account is closed before initiating a dispute

Dear Experian,

How do I dispute an account on my report? Experian is showing an account open that has been closed for two years.


Requesting corrected report be sent to creditors

Dear Experian,

Whom do I contact to request a corrected credit report be sent out to creditors? I was an identity theft/fraud victim and there were fraudulent inquiries on my report which have been removed.


Correcting an address in your credit report

Dear Experian,

I need to dispute an incorrect mailing address on my credit file. What is the process to correct my address?


Experian will removed delinquent authorized user accounts on request

Dear Experian,

I am listed as an authorized user on two of my husband’s accounts, one of which was charged off, and the other is in collections. They are showing up on my credit report and negatively impacting me. How can I get these off my credit report?


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