I received a letter from Experian today regarding permanently removing my name from pre-approved credit offer mailing lists. The letter is requesting name, Social Security number, current address, and previous address. I would like to permanently remove my name, but I am not sure that this letter is legitimate. Can you please confirm?
I’ve recently been denied credit because my credit information is either missing or unavailable. Does this have anything to do with the fact that I elected to “opt out” years ago, and if so, how do I go about changing this?
Dear Readers, Consumers have reported receiving automated calls asking for their Social Security numbers and other personal information in order to opt out of marketing mailing lists. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) are permitted to include your name on lists used by creditors or insurers to make firm offers […]
I want to opt out of all credit reporting. Can I do it?
Does opting out of preapproved mail offers raise my credit score?
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There is a string of inquiries made by credit card companies on my report. I did not authorize these. How can I get the credit card companies to cease and desist? How do we remove these from our report?