Posts Tagged "disputing information"

Removing ex-spouse’s address from your credit report

Dear Experian,

I had you remove my ex-wife’s address from my report, and now it is back on there. I need to know why, and I would like it to be removed and to stay removed.


Alarm company can turn past due account over to collections

Dear Experian,

I have a dispute with a security alarm company. They have implied a contract extension on a policy that I did not approve. I have not made a payment on the policy since November 2012 and am concerned that they may eventually turn the balance over to collections, thus negatively affecting my credit, though they have not threatened such action yet.

Is there an arrangement I can make with the credit reporting companies that can prevent harm to my credit in the event that issues with this company escalate? That is, can I prevent them from damaging my credit history by reporting this unpaid balance? Or is my only option to pay them?


It’s free to dispute information

Dear Experian,

We want to fix our credit report, but when we called Experian we were told that we would have to pay money for it. Why do you say on your website that it is free to fix credit reports?


Ordering a personal report is recommended before disputing information

Dear Experian,

I just had a credit check done by my new landlord, and one company had negative feedback. I tried to dispute it online but it is not recognizing the report number. What can I do next?


Removing accounts and judgments that are not yours

Dear Experian,

I have two judgments on my credit report that have been satisfied, and I don’t know how to get them removed. I also have an account from a company showing in my report, but I never had an account with them. What do I do?


You can submit disputes anytime online or by telephone

Dear Experian,

Can I dispute incorrect information at anytime online?


How to dispute information in your credit report

Dear Experian,

How do you dispute something on your credit report?


What to do if you accidentally dispute an account entry

Dear Experian,

How can you fix something on your report you accidentally disputed but didn’t mean to?


Disputing information you believe is inaccurate is a free service

Dear Experian,

Why do I have to pay to file a dispute?


Disputing information does not hurt your credit scores

Dear Experian,

Does disputing information with Experian cause credit scores to lower?


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