HOW DO I GET MY FREE CREDIT REPORT?

Fair Credit Reporting Act Gives Consumers Right to Free Credit Report Do you know how to get a free credit report?  The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), gives consumers the right to a free credit report from Equifax, Experian and Trans Union.  The free credit reports can be ordered by phone, mail or online.  Click Annual … Continue reading HOW DO I GET MY FREE CREDIT REPORT?

CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood – U.S. Supreme Court High Fee Credit Card Decision Lets Predatory Lenders Escape Justice

The National Consumer law center (NCLC) issued the following press release regarding the Supreme Court's decision in CompuCredit v. Greenwood. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2012 U.S. Supreme Court High Fee Credit Card Decision Lets Predatory Lenders Escape Justice  CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood Decision Denies Basic Legal Right to Day in Court  (Washington, DC) The … Continue reading CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood – U.S. Supreme Court High Fee Credit Card Decision Lets Predatory Lenders Escape Justice

RICHARD CORDRAY DIDN’T WASTE TIME TRYING TO CONNECT WITH CONSUMERS

Richard Cordray, the new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), didn't waste any time trying to connect with consumers about how the CFPB can help them in 2012.  Here's the email being sent to consumers across the US: Happy New Year, As the new Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and as … Continue reading RICHARD CORDRAY DIDN’T WASTE TIME TRYING TO CONNECT WITH CONSUMERS