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Category: Data, research, and reports |
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The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit

New research finds that over 2.8 million consumers have information on their business loans and other commercial credit products on their consumer credit reports. An examination of commercial and consumer credit also finds common inconsistencies in reporting practices and strategies, with the potential for significant implications for consumers.

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New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting

This report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting. Quarterly Consumer credit trends reports focus on a specific consumer financial product or issue using a longitudinal, nationally representative sample of de-identified credit records maintained by a nationwide consumer reporting agency.

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Pag-aalaga ng iyong credit sa panahon ng pandaigdigang salot ng coronavirus

May mahalagang papel ang iyong mga credit report [kasaysayan ng mga utang] at score [puntos] na ginagampanan sa iyong mga oportunidad pampananalapi sa hinaharap. Dagdagan ang kaalaman sa kung paano mapapangasiwaan at maalagaan ang iyong credit sa panahon ng pandaigdigang salot ng COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Category: Info for consumers |
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Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies

Your credit records affect your ability to get a loan, a job, an apartment, and other essentials of life. But, do you know where and how to request your consumer reports and what you can do once you order them? You can find out in our list of reporting companies!

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New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports

A joint study with Credit Karma explores the relationship between subjective Financial Well-Being (FWB) and objective credit characteristics and engagement with financial education tools. The report identifies credit report and engagement variables that are significantly related to a consumer’s FWB score, including credit score, credit limit, credit utilization, and the use of a credit simulator tool. 

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New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change

The ability of consumers to access various types of credit can be affected by their credit scores, as many lenders require a minimum credit score before credit will be extended. This report finds that consumers with lower credit scores may strategically time their applications for credit around peaks and troughs in their scores.