December 2020 - Dedicated Credit Repair

Archive for December 2020

What Do You Do If You Are the Victim of Identity Theft?

Thieves are constantly at work trying to steal your personal data.  Even if you aren’t directly hacked, your information could be compromised if a company you do business with (such as a bank, credit card company, insurance company, doctor’s office, or even a mobile app) gets breached by a hacker. Identity theft protection is critical…

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Buying a New Car Anytime Soon?

As the end of the year approaches, you will be seeing more and more car advertisements as the manufacturers want to sell as much inventory as possible before the New Year.  If you are contemplating a car purchase and you’ll be trading in your old car with an outstanding loan balance, here is something to…

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What are the Timelines for Making a Credit Dispute?

When it comes to disputing derogatory items on your credit report, you might find it pleasantly surprising to know that time is truly on your side! The reason why we are typically able to get great results for our clients is because when we challenge a negative credit item on behalf of one of our…

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Beware of “Free” Credit Monitoring Services. Here’s Why…

Free credit monitoring websites are infamous for sending email alerts warning that your credit scores have changed, or even worse – “dropped”. When you click on the email to find out why your scores have fallen, there is often no reason given.Why? Because EVERY free credit monitoring website will use varying attempts to market to you so…

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Does My Spouse’s Credit Affect My Credit?

This is a common question that married couples will ask. In short, the answer is “no”. You can share an account and credit cards with your spouse but each of you have your own credit score. If you share an account and your spouse misses a payment however, your scores will be impacted since you…

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