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Credit Card Company Reporting to The Credit Bureau

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Posted On: January 3, 2006

Author: Tiffany Hi. I've had a credit card for 6 months, and 2 for 4 months each. When will they report that I've been a good customer to the credit bureaus? Do i have to ask them to? If so, should i call or write them? Thanks! Tiffany Author: mouse Most do, some don't. Call the 800# or write.   Rebuilding Credit [...]

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Your Credit Score May be Hurting Due to Credit Card Issuers Not Reporting Credit Limits

Written by Mike Killian
Posted On: December 2, 2005

CardRatings.com's credit and debt management forum has had numerous postings concerning credit scores. But one very troubling string concerns an article published on January 2, 2005 by Kenneth Harney, a columnist for The Washington Post. The subject is summarized by the following, quoted from the article: "Credit card companies may be depressing consumers' credit scores without [...]

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Consumer Credit Index Rises

Written by CardRatings.com
Posted On: June 20, 2005

The latest Experian-Gallup Personal Credit Index shows that consumers' confidence in their personal credit is growing.    However, four in ten have no emergency fund in case their income is halted, and another 18 percent could not last beyond three months. The Personal Credit Index is now at 94, close to the March (2005) introduction [...]

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