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How Fast Can You Get A Home Loan After Bankruptcy?

One of our readers, Desiree, had this question: Is there any possibility of getting a home loan sooner than 2 years after a bankruptcy discharge? ... in bankruptcy”. If it doesn’t, then it is still counting against your credit score each month. Challenge Any ... reports, the credit bureaus will freeze your credit score until the dispute is resolved [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 16:28:19

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Time For the Experian Credit Check

You get a free credit report once a year from http://www.annualcreditreport.com ... .  I just ran my Experian Credit Check and they had 3 minor errors.  So I’m off to dispute them now.  My credit report will still be horrible after the two fixes but it’s just nice to limit the damage as much [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 01:47:49

Review of Lexington Law Firm

by John Cooper Lexington Law is a credit repair firm that is headquartered out of Salt Lake, Utah ... gives you the right to dispute any item you feel is not accurate on your credit report. This law ... damage to your report. To dispute a listing yourself you must create a dispute letter and mail [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 11:40:05

How To Deal With Debt Collectors

by John Cooper Phone calls and other communications from debt collectors can be incredibly frustrating ... from another debt collector. Instead I suggest you hire a credit repair firm to dispute and remove the bad credit items that have been posted to your credit report. This way your credit score [more...]

Date: 2008-12-18 16:58:13

A Guide to Repairing Your Credit Score

by Mary Bush In the United States, as well as many other countries, there are laws in place allowing people to mount disputes regarding their credit reports ... goes quickly and efficiently. You just can’t call the credit bureau in disgust and start hollering [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 08:35:57

Credit Repair After Bankruptcy

by Matt Douglas If you have a bankruptcy on your credit report you probably feel like there is no way to escape a low score ... to popular belief this mark can be removed from your report and without waiting 10 years. To remove ... when they investigate a dispute, thus the listing will not be verified. The Fair Credit Reporting Act says [more...]

Date: 2008-12-26 10:12:42

Obtain Helpful Recommendations About Orlando Realtor

Part I Step 1: Spiff up your credit Good credit can lower your mortgage interest rates, potentially saving you hundreds of dollar a month ... . Order a credit report (usually free online). You can dispute any mistakes, but the most important thing is to build up good credit from here out. Lenders want clients who can pay bills on ... [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 00:00:10

2 Weeks Later: Experian Removes Mystery Accounts from My Credit Report

Finally got thru to Experian (the number for disputes that worked was 1 800 208 9232) ... that the issue didn’t exists on either my TransUnion or Equifax credit reports. If anything, it only felt ... and cleared 21 accounts from my credit report that weren’t mine as well as at least a dozen [more...]

Date: 2008-06-06 21:40:27

Mistakes Can Be Corrected, But Not Always

How many times have we heard of someone who felt they had made a bad deal or a bad payment plan choice? ... the asking for your credit report, check whether there was no dispute over the title deed and others ... =http://www.yourloanservices.com/bad-credit-car-loan-online.html car loan /URL or whatever it may [more...]

Date: 2008-11-29 19:41:30

How To Deal With Bankruptcy, a Job Hunt and The Wild Stock Market

I always enjoy going to Ginger’s site — the blog called “Girls Just Wanna Have Funds” ... . Credit Card: How To Dispute An Item On Your Credit Report In the meantime, Dollar Frugal hosts [more...]

Date: 2008-10-08 16:07:31

Recent Bankruptcy? It’s Not Impossible to Obtain a Home Loan

Because the new bankruptcy laws go into effect on October 17, 2005, more Americans than ever are filing for relief using the federal bankruptcy laws ... (unless creditors report incorrectly). By filing simple dispute letters with the three credit bureaus ... a bankruptcy. How is that possible? An example of this is Dave Olson (a fictional character). He [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 00:11:26

Tiny charges could mean big trouble

Ever charged 19 cents on your credit card? I never have, and I imagine most of you haven't either ... like this, dispute it with your credit card company. Also, report the crime to the Federal Trade ... . But several Internet message boards are on fire with complaints from credit card users [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 22:37:24

Being Proactive in 2009: Economic Stimulus For the Mind

Happy New Year! In the financial world, I don’t know anyone who was not eager to kiss 2008 goodbye ... of your records. Get your credit report, make sure it is accurate and dispute any errors. 3. Beware before ...  to embrace (or brace for) the impact.  2. Keep an eye on your credit – Good credit = lower costs [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 03:30:29

Update on Fraud

Last month/year I reported on a fraudulent scheme to separate $0.25 from me. Today I got a link to a news item about said fraud. News is slow here ... I closed it, got my money back too, and reported it to the three credit bureaus, stuff to do first ... . But they have two very useful links. Instead, file a dispute with your credit card company [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:49:24

Trash-talking the economy

Trash-talking the economy One of my favorite items at Instapundit recently is the series called “Dude, Where’s my recession?” ( ... has leached into the reporting of the news. No one disputes that there has been an economic slow down; no one disputes that credit has dried up faster than a temperance party of new-minted teetotalers [more...]

Date: 2008-08-12 12:46:24

Mortgage Rates January 9, 2009

Mortgage rates are off to an outstanding start for 2009 ... of your credit report.  You are allowed 1 free copy every 12 months, and the inquiry will not be reflected ... credit dispute letter” and find hundreds of free or sample dispute letters to send out. The next [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 15:17:37

HSBC are thugs (sorry “partners”)

HSBC has gotten a little aggro lately – an analyst dispute widely reported in the FT and other places ... be found here and here amongst dozens of consumer rip-off reports on the web.Bally managed to report ... but they included penalties as per credit cards.  Obviously collection was a problem.  Bally filed [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:27:00

Selling Problems On Ebay And Their Solutions

eBay provides internet users with an online flea market where buyers and sellers from around the world meet to conduct trade ... , they will receive a Final Value Fee credit and a relist credit. Filing an Unpaid Item dispute is the first step toward eBay reimbursing those fees. One can report an unpaid item up to 45 days after [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 20:10:41

HSBC are thugs (sorry "partners")

HSBC has gotten a little aggro lately – an analyst dispute widely reported in the FT and other places ... on the web. Bally managed to report not only overdue fees (for which the customer had falsely been induced to agree) as receivables – but they included penalties as per credit cards. Obviously [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 14:18:26

Fannie teed up. Are you teed off?

Housing headlines of note in today's Los Angeles Times Business section: --"Fannie regrets golf excursion," ... not dispute the report, described the event as a mortgage industry customer meeting held twice ... for the quarter would fall by half to $1.5 billion. -- Lauren Beale Your thoughts? Comments? Photo credit [more...]

Date: 2008-11-05 20:53:11

Credit Crisis Sequel, Global Bank Bailout, Emerging Markets Still a Buy?, Gas Wars and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Ghosts of the fourth quarter haunt global financials… so begins the second act of the credit saga Even the ... -Ukraine gas dispute not yet over… a reader provides firsthand account And… action ... $30 billion to stay afloat, analysts at Morgan Stanley predicted today. According to Morgan’s report [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 07:36:46

New Jersey Assemblyman Fighting State’s Global Warming Response Act

Michael Doherty is convinced that global warming is a sham, ... who dispute global warming. Link PolitickerNJ.com Photo credit: Flickr user kcjc009 ShareThis ... . The law required the state Department of Environmental Protection to release a report detailing how [more...]

Date: 2008-08-26 15:28:11

PF Links Sunday While Other Blog is Doing Great

PF Links Sunday While Other Blog is Doing Great I’m happy to report that my new golf blog is coming along great! ... to read and learn from. Frugal Dad checks out and explains to us how we can dispute credit card charges [more...]

Date: 2008-06-15 15:30:50

New threats to credit scores

New threats to credit scores A revised FICO formula will kick in soon, and the balances you carry will matter more than ever ... new year despite weak data The first economic report of 2009 shows the worst manufacturing reading ... dispute won’t cause shortages in Europe. The Optimality of Uniform Pricing in IPOs: An Optimal [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 19:19:15

Consumer Alert: Incredimail Fraudulent Charges

Please, anyone who visits my homepage: do not use, install, give money to, give credit card information to, or associate with this company.  I am so disgusted with them I’m about to report them to the BBB. First off, the program ... their contact form and still have not heard back from them. I had to call my bank and dispute the charge [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 16:30:10

Delhi rejects Sachar Committee recommendations on Indian Muslims

The Rajindar Sachar Committee’s report on the social, economic and educational status of the Muslim community in India struck a blow to the Congress’ democratic and secularist assertions made over the decades. It lays out the actual conditions the Muslim minority faces and how it lags behind in terms of human development indicators. It reports that only a small percentage of them are in government service and involved in areas of socio-political life. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 01:51:09

Fixing Credit Report – Preparing To Do It Yourself

by Tim Beachum Obviously you are interested in the topic of fixing credit. No matter what your reasons are for wanting to repair your credit, the benefits are well worth it. Depending on your situation you can lower your monthly bills, open a bank account, get better rates on loans, the possibilities are endless. Before we dive in I want to say this… It is important that you remember that you didn’t get into your current credit situation overnight and you will not get out of it overnight. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 10:28:32

Is Obama Fulfilling ACORN’s Agenda?

Here is a copy of ACORN’s so-called People’s Platform , via the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, which we first posted back on October 16, 2008 . As is noted below, this platform was updated in 1990 in Chicago, which was just two years before Mr. Obama began to work for the organization via Project Vote and as a trainer for their "power" seminars. Note how many of ACORN’s demands are being accomplished by Mr. Obama since he has assumed office. [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 04:00:00

Restoring Your credit Status

by Bob Jones A crucial aspect in maintaining a high credit status is in point of fact the contents of your credit report. The credit report is very much the history of your monetary life, contained in a comprehensive document. The credit report details the credit score, which is a numeric grade typically between 300 and 850. Most lenders use the credit score to help them make their mind up whether you are worthy of credit. Furthermore, the score is also used to conclude your capability of paying a loan. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 08:16:24

Mark Turner Russell Edgar: Turners Bar Complaint Response Back to Edgars Comments

There has been a lot of conversation here at Maggie's Notebook about Mark Turner, a man living in the Pensacola, Florida area. At the bottom of this post, you will find links to the background of Mark Turner's case. Today, I want to focus on complaints Mr. Turner made to the Florida Bar. When a citizen feels they have been unjustly treated by the justice system, they can file a "Bar Complaint" with the State's Bar - the organization that generally registers and tracks lawyers in the area. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 22:16:00

Do-It-Yourself Credit Repair

by Bob jones Negative comments on your credit report can cost a lot of money. You do not have to give up though, because it is never too late to repair your credit worthiness. However, bear in mind that credit repair does not happen overnight. It requires serious dedication and perseverance to start a clean slate again. How to Get Started : You should know who the three credit bureaus are and what they are saying about you. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 16:11:07

Following Grueling Financial Times You Can Re-establish Your Credit

September 29, 2009 | By Kevin Lynch In Blogging | by Kevin LynchRebuilding credit after a time of monetary hardships, insolvency, repossessions or other monetary damage that blemishes any credit report can be frightening and baffling. For most people these are times of awful pressure. But times change and situations change so don’t let the liberation than comes when the income and cash get back in line be overshadowed by the problems left on the credit report. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 17:00:00

Effortlessly and Easily Boost Your Credit Score

Effortlessly and Easily Boost Your Credit Score by Jacob FreemanMany consumers have no idea what a credit score is comprised of. What are they measuring and how does this number relate to my creditworthiness? While common sense tells us that paying our bills promptly is an important factor what else is important when it comes to credit scores?A credit score is just a numerical measurement of certain statistics. It is supposed to tell the lenders about the risk factors of the borrowers. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 19:20:25

Your Credit Report Card

Mark Frauenfelder is the co-founder of my favorite sites, Boing Boing (which is a “directory of wonderful things”). Mark’s also a GRS reader. He dropped me a line the other day to tell me about a new project he’s been following. Today, Credit.com is launching a free new online financial tool called Credit Report Card . This tool is designed to provide users with a quick snapshot of their credit reports. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 18:00:31

Find Out How To Repair Your Poor Credit

by Martha Gonzalez For nearly all people in life the major financial purchases like buying a house or a vehicle require credit. Of course, in order to be approved for credit you must have a decent credit score. Life and finances both tend to be less expensive and much easier when you have a good credit score. But what can you do if your credit score is already shot? There are a few steps that you can take to improve and repair your credit. [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 05:59:50

S.E.C. Image Suffers in a String of Setbacks

By STEPHEN LABATON WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission, a once-proud agency with an impressive history as Wall Street’s top cop, ... tipped off a private lawyer about an insider-trading inquiry. Another report criticized investigators ... securities sold by Bear Stearns. A third report documented the lack of any significant oversight [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 03:19:51


From My Perspective - - - It is obvious that polarization (a sharp division, as of a population or group, into opposing factions) ... Just To Achieve Resolve At Any Cost; 2) Clarify Personal Needs Threatened By Dispute or Misunderstanding ... Walters reported: U.S. MILITARY PREPARING FOR DOMESTIC DISTURBANCES. The report contains the following [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 09:38:00

Identity Theft – What You Need To Know

Identity theft is a crime used to refer to fraud that involves someone pretending to be someone else in order to steal money or get other benefits. Are you a victim of identity theft? If prevention works like a lock, identity theft detection can be compared to an alarm. Learn how to detect identity theft. Ben Bernanke is a victim of identity theft. This is proof positive that it can happen to anyone. This article and related links tell you what to do if you are a victim of identity theft. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 20:17:50

Fixing Credit Report - The Good… The Bad… And The Truth

by Tim Beachum Obviously you are interested in the topic of fixing credit. No matter what your reasons are for wanting to repair your credit, the benefits are well worth it. Depending on your situation you can lower your monthly bills, open a bank account, get better rates on loans, the possibilities are endless. Before I begin explaining the fixing credit process, I feel it is important that you have the right mindset before we begin. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 08:14:45

Tips on Getting the Best Bad Credit Loan

Copyright (c) 2009 Liz Roberts Usually, people with bad credit history will apply for sub-prime loans. Bad credit loans has higher interest rates and fees because people that apply to this kind of loans are seen as high risk borrowers. if you are one of them, what can you do? Can you still get a loan that has a reasonable rate despite of your credit score. Loans for Bad Credit – Choosing the Best Different lending companies offer varying loans especially for the bad credit market. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 05:46:14

How to Improve Your Credit Score When Paying Down Debt

Kudos to you for focusing on paying down your debt. Regardless of what you do from here on out from a credit score perspective, you are already doing the best of all things – paying down your debt. However, you can make some small mistakes in the process that will hurt the improvement of your credit score. Hopefully, with some advice, you can avoid them. Don’t Cancel Cards When you pay off a credit card, it’s very tempting to cancel the card and cut it up into tiny little pieces. Please don’t. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 11:00:28

Refinancing Your Mortgage With Bad Credit

by Chris Bird So many people are trying to refinance their mortgages today. A lot of people are doing this because they have lost their jobs and are getting less income. The income from unemployment is only a certain amount of what your income is when you are at work. The only problems with trying to refinance mortgage with bad credit is that they are getting turned down either due to lower income or due to having bad credit. Unfortunately, a lot of people have bad credit and can’t get a loan. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 13:05:49

Another Quasi-Nationalization, House Debuts Obama Stimulus, Russian Resource War Approaches, Prices Fall and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Congress unleashes remainder of TARP… another $350 billion into the void Treasury wastes no time… Bank of ... and hawing on how “It’ll be different this time,” the rest of the bailout went straight to the Treasury ... and Merrill in less than 12 months. Today we learned Lewis has been pleading with Uncle Sam [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 20:25:19

Credit Crisis Sequel, Global Bank Bailout, Emerging Markets Still a Buy?, Gas Wars and More!

Ghosts of the fourth quarter haunt global financials… so begins the second act of the credit saga… Even the IMF needs a loan… $150 billion to back ... and notprofitable) segments of the business. Robert Rubin, who among other things helped create this “ ... predicted today. According to Morgan’s report, profits at HSBC will decline “sharply” this year [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 15:28:24

Credit Repair Company

by Brent Hansen Bad credit history can bar one from getting a job, getting a loan, obtaining a lease or even in securing credit. Several people look for ways through which they can repair their credit in order to obtain or secure the credit they are looking for. This is because most of the lenders consider the credit history to be accurate and the best means that can help in judging an individual especially for prompt payments. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 12:07:14

Blocking, Tackling & Running: Leveraging a Crisis Into Real Change

There's a fairly well known cartoon of two scientists working out a problem on a chalkboard covered with complex equations and down in the circle is a little circle with the key step inserted in small print - "and then a miracle occurs". Wouldn't it be nice if we could take the same short-cut to fixing the horrendous shopping list of significant [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 20:07:11

Floatin' Powa News Service: The Stunningest Gunnists!

Hamas Seeks New Doctrine after Gaza War Failures It is too different than the old doctrine, you harram Zionist shoe, instead of Kill All the Jews we will now say Perish all the Juden! EU sued for funding Hamas air strikes on Israel Hamas slams Obama for backing down on demand for settlement freeze Palestinians want peace deal but don't reject Hamas Right. PEACE means DIE JUDEN DIE to them. Netanyahu: Israel seeks peace with Palestinians BiBi... [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 19:08:00

Fixing Credit Report – The Good… The Bad… And The Truth

Fixing Credit Report – The Good… The Bad… And The Truth by Tim BeachumYou are moments away from understanding the process of fixing credit. It’s really not important what your reasons are for wanting to repair your credit the fact is you have made a good decision. Repairing your credit is well worth the effort, and depending on your current situation repairing your credit can lower your monthly bills, open a bank account, rent an apartment, and even purchase a car. [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 15:25:39

Democrats Continue to Defend Their Indefensible Election Protection Efforts

-- Brad Friedman, The BRAD BLOG Why corporate mainstream journalists have a need to identify everyone as either "liberal" or "conservative" ... in Washington Independent journalist Jonathon E. Kaplan's report today featuring lead Obama attorney Bob ... worried about only one side of the coin, as Kaplan's report demonstrates all too clearly (yet again [more...]

Date: 2008-11-02 23:14:23

Do-it-yourself Credit Repair

There are many consumers which are being lured by companies which promise them to clean their unappealing credit history ... a fraud by creating a new credit identity and report or any illegal undertaking. Customers should ... by the federal law. credit report In order to avoid scams, people should not pay a service fee as long [more...]

Date: 2008-08-23 04:47:53

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