Does Consumer Credit Need to be Reformed?

Who is accountable for managing and protecting the U.S. consumer credit system? This was the focus of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services when they had the opportunity to question the CEOs of the three largest credit bureaus in the country – Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian. The purpose of this committee hearing was to

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Credit Reporting Laws You Need to Know

Any time you use a consumer credit report to decide whether to accept a rental applicant or renew a lease with a current tenant, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) legally requires you to take some important steps to remain in compliance with the law. From credit freezing laws and procedures to adverse action notice

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Holiday Gift Guide for Property Managers

As the holiday season gets closer and closer, you might be wondering what you should get your co-workers or the property manager in your life. Whether you’re work besties or formidable rivals with some of your fellow teammates, the holidays are a great time to show appreciation to some and rise higher on the office-favorites

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Survive the Holidays While Avoiding Identity Theft

As you rush to get last-minute gifts, dinner preparations and flights home for the holidays, squeeze in some time to protect yourself from hungry identity thieves and hackers. With credit monitoring, credit security freezes, and some good ol’ fashioned financial awareness, you can minimize damages even if your identity thief is sitting right next to

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