Clean Up Your Credit Reports and Fix Mistakes with These Tips

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach on October 16, 2012

in Credit Reports

It’s frustrating to have errors on your credit report. But mistakes in your credit files happen all too often.

In fact, consumer groups say that 70% of all U.S. credit reports contain mistakes. But you don’t have to live with these inaccuracies in your credit files.

They key to getting rid of them is knowing how to deal with the Big 3 credit bureaus -  Equifax, Experian and TransUnion – as well as the creditors who reported erroneous information about you.

Even if you have accurate, negative information that is marring your credit reports, there are ways to clean up your credit and get your credit reports into tip-top shape.

Here is a selection of recommend articles to help you better understand your credit reports,  fix mistakes on your credit reports, and deal with various problems that might be damaging your credit rating.

How to Compare Your Equifax, Experian and TransUnion Credit Reports

What’s The Fastest Way to Get the Credit Bureaus to Fix Mistakes In My Credit Reports?

Which Credit Report is More Important: Equifax, Experian or TransUnion

How to Get a Tax Lien Removed from Your Credit Report

Can I get a medical collection removed from my credit report?

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Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach

Personal Finance Expert and Co-Founder at Ask The Money
Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach is a personal finance expert, speaker, and author of numerous books on personal finance. She appears frequently as an expert commentator on television, radio and in print.

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I’m 3o year old and I have several late payment on my credit report. I’m in the progress of clean my report up. I want to know if their a way negative mark can be removed from my credit report

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