Credit Reports May Be on the Verge of a Major Overhaul

In 2020 the House passed two bills that could have a dramatic impact on credit reports. The Comprehensive Credit Act and the Protecting Your Credit Score Act of 2020(21). Both are similar and provide pretty extreme changes to what some consider to be a very unfair credit reporting system. To summarize, there are five main … Read more

Advantage Credit Offers FCRA Certification in Partnership with the NCRA

Evergreen, Colo., November 21, 2013 – In an effort to help its clients remain compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Advantage Credit, Inc., in affiliation with the National Consumer Reporting Association (NCRA), is offering FCRA Compliance Certification. This certification will help users of credit reports understand the FCRA and credit repository policies that regulate … Read more

Can A Borrower Pay For A Rescore?

In a word… no. Per all credit reporting agencies’ contracts with the national credit bureaus, “any costs or fees bureau charges client for the service will under no circumstances be charged back to the customer, either directly or indirectly…” The reason for the credit bureaus implementing this policy over 15 years ago is based on … Read more