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Have you recently applied for any other loans or credit cards? Each inquiry for credit results in a check on your credit and may affect your credit score whether you q...
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Contact TransUnion at 800-916-8800 or on its website to notify it that there is a fraudulent account on your report. The credit bureau will address it with the relevan...
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There are several approaches to paying off debt. Read our coverage of one study that found the "snowball" method was most effective in helping debtors pay down...
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Hard inquiries, caused by applications for new credit, remain on your credit report for two years. However, they usually only affect your credit score for up to one year.
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