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Your credit report contains details about your financial life and credit history. It helps lenders understand how you manage credit.

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What’s Included in a Credit Report?

Typically, a credit report will include:

  • Your name and any variations that might be associate with you, such as misspellings or a surname before marriage
  • Social Security number
  • Current and past addresses
  • Current and past employers
  • Names and addresses of current and past creditors
  • The payment status of your credit accounts
  • Public records such as tax liens, bankruptcies, or civil judgments
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