Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Anatomy of Dispute Letters

There are several things you want to insure are included in every dispute letter you send.  Make sure every dispute letter contains the accurate spelling of your first and last name.  You should also include your social security number and current home address. The credit bureaus won’t dispute unless they can verify...
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Synthetic ID Theft

A special type of ID theft exists called "Synthetic ID Theft" that takes advantage of the bureau’s matching system that is used to associate data with the individual consumer. With synthetic ID theft a thief mixes fake information with real or partially real information from an unsuspecting victim. This often results in...
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Sometimes Reports Don’t Come Back

Sometimes you will not receive back their results or updated reports from the credit bureaus, even when dispute letters request these results be sent back. This is why it’s important you also enroll in credit monitoring. so you can pull updated reports to track changes, as well as, review the...
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