Posts Tagged "employment"

Removing ex-spouse’s address from credit report after divorce

Dear Experian,

My credit report shows two addresses for my former husband, who moved to Virginia. I have lived in Illinois for 36 years. I was able to dispute one address, but not the other. How do I get both removed? Also, my employer information is wrong. I was able to dispute it, but not provide the correct employer information. How do I do that?

– JWD

Inquiry for employment will not affect credit scores

Dear Experian,

I have been applying for work at employment agencies. They want my permission to conduct a credit check. My concern is that I was told in the past that if too many people are doing credit checks on me, it signifies a problem and can reduce my credit scores. Is that true?

– CIC

Employer listings on your credit report

Dear Experian,

I used Quizzle.com to see my Experian credit report. You have my current employer incorrectly listed. The employer you show was a couple of jobs ago, and I work for a completely different company now. How significant is this? Should I request you update your records? Will I harm my credit standing by making such a request?

– CKC

Employers, credit scores and freezing your credit file

Dear Experian,

Can a prospective employer get a credit score on me if I have a security freeze, or do I need to remove the security freeze?

– ARJ

Inquiry for employment will not affect credit scores

Dear Experian,

I have been applying for work at employment agencies. They want my permission to conduct a credit check. My concern is that I was told in the past that if too many people are doing credit checks on me, it signifies a problem and can reduce my credit scores. Is that true?

– CICc

Employer requesting your full Social Security number to access your credit report

Dear Experian,

I have a possible future employer that wants my full Social Security number to pull my credit report. Can they do it without my full number? I have been a victim of ID theft so am very cautious about doing so. What type of information will they see? Will it be another bump on my credit?

– SUS

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