The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to Hold Two Field Hearings in January, 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) has announced that it will hold two field hearings in January on mortgage policy. In addition to hearing testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public, the field hearings will feature remarks from CFPB Director Richards Cordray. I

CFPB Releases Results of Study of Differences Between Consumer and Creditor Purchased Credit Scores

What should you do if you learn that your credit report has errors? You can either contact us about how to proceed or send a dispute to the consumer reporting agency (CRA) on your own. There are several ways to initiate the dispute process with the CRAs, including using the dispute form which you may have received when you ordered your credit report; using the CRAs online dispute form; sending a dispute letter by mail (certified mail is recommended but not required); or by telephone. Whichever method you choose, you should remember to keep an accurate record of your dispute, including a copy of your dispute form or letter. If you use the online dispute form, you should take a screen shot of your dispute before sending it.