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  • Elvis Impersonator Racks up Debts in Another Person’s Credit Report

    by Faye Mergel
    Elvis Impersonator Racks up Debts in Another Person’s Credit Report

    An Elvis Presley impersonator was arrested and facing charges for fraud after opening several credit card accounts using another person’s name. The victim would not have known about it if his employer did not help him check his credit report. Michael Myers, an Elvis impersonator and local events promoter who was arrested earlier this year for selling counterfeit tickets he claimed was for a Kid Rock show he was bringing to town, was arrested last Friday for identity theft. As … (more) October 22, 2009

  • Disputing Debt for Free

    by Faye Mergel
    Disputing Debt for Free

    Accurate bad information cannot be removed from a consumer’s record in credit reporting agencies (CRAs) such as Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian. However, consumers have the right to dispute negative items stated in credit reports which are inaccurate or outdated. To fix inaccuracies, a consumer must first obtain a free copy of his credit report through any of the legitimate websites that offer them such as, “annualcreditreport.” This government-sponsored site provides consumers with a free copy immediately after providing the requested … (more) September 25, 2009

Credit Report Tips

As a consumer, you are faced with hundreds of different transactions, applications and deals per year. To cover for your expenses, credit cards are typically used to substitute for money. In case you can’t use cards and cash, you can use other payment options such as wire transfer. Completing transactions have become so much easier these days because of the internet. But whatever payment option you wish to use, there is one thing you need to know after all the … (more) October 28, 2011

Credit Report Advice

Thinking of checking your credit history but you have no idea how to get a copy? Well, here’s an article that can help you do just that! The passing of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has mandated credit bureaus to issue at least 1 free copy of a citizen’s credit report. This way, all consumers can fight identity theft, stay informed and get fair treatment from their creditors. Getting a free credit report is now as easy as a … (more) October 3, 2011