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South Carolina consumers complained less in 2013

...Additionally, regulators helped consumers get back $54,620 after a credit reporting agency processed inaccurate items on credit reports.Problems with lemon vehicles and new vehicles resulted in the government agency's recovery of $30,000 for wronged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-10/south-carolina-consumers-c
Bank loans to small business on the rise

...confident about extending credit, says Jeff Stibel, CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., which compiles credit reports on small companies. When bickering in Congress shut the government down and put it on the verge of defaulting on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-06/bank-loans-small-business-
Errors plague credit reports

...than two-thirds of all personal credit reports contain errors, a national consumer...organization's Atlanta office. "These credit reports are being used more and more to...viability. So if 29 percent of all credit reports contain serious errors and 70...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/13/bus_224020.shtml
Business
One in four credit reports has serious errors, survey finds

WASHINGTON -- One in four credit reports has errors that are serious enough...Interest Research Group. Of the 197 credit reports collected from people in 30 states...business tolerate big mistakes in credit reports," said Ed Mierzwinski, PIRG's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/18/fin_419300.shtml
Finance
South next in line for free credit reports

...to order free copies of their credit reports starting Tuesday. The free access...have been eligible for two free credit reports per credit bureau per year as...Counseling Service of Greater Atlanta. Credit reports dictate whether consumers are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/30/fin_454603.shtml
Finance
Free credit reports go South

...to order free copies of their credit reports starting Tuesday. The free access...have been eligible for two free credit reports per credit bureau per year as...Counseling Service of Greater Atlanta. Credit reports dictate whether consumers are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/28/bus_454386.shtml
Business
Credit reports critical to financial future

...loan." Every day, thousands of credit reports are updated and scrutinized...bureau process about 50,000 credit reports a month. In addition to creditors...applicants, Mr. Gentry said. Credit reports can tell a lot about a person...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/06/bus_238194.shtml
Business
Discrepancies in credit reports can be harmful

...Just how accurate are those credit reports that agencies keep on you? A...used. All of that appears on credit reports. For consumers with scores near...consumers free copies of their credit reports immediately after they are denied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/23/bus_365469.shtml
Business
Free credit reports available beginning late this year

...to start requesting free annual credit reports this December. The program will...Federal Trade Commission. The free credit reports were mandated in consumer privacy...already allow consumers to get free credit reports. The FTC said staggering the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/05/fin_417907.shtml
Finance
Mistakes on credit reports can be damaging

...requests you make from those made by lenders. All credit reports are the same. No. Many, but not all, creditors...REPORT Georgia residents are eligible for two free credit reports each year from the three credit-reporting bureaus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/17/fin_384775.shtml
Finance