How to Prove You’re Alive to the SSA & Credit Reporting Agencies
05/20/2022

How to Prove You’re Alive to the SSA & Credit Reporting Agencies

How to Prove You’re Alive to the SSA & Credit Reporting Agencies

As their credit was run by the dealership, a new problem occurred. Instead of driving off the lot in a new car they could enjoy, our client was faced with a death notification on their credit report, immediately putting a stop to their car buying efforts. Somehow, they were mistakenly reported dead with the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian. Now they had a social security number reported as deceased.

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How to Prove You’re Alive to the SSA & Credit Reporting Agencies

05/20/2022


How to Prove You’re Alive to the SSA & Credit Reporting Agencies

We recently worked with a client that was out for one of the great American pastimes - shopping for a car. They spent an afternoon exploring what kind of vehicle would work best for their lifestyle, took it for a test drive, and was ready to make a payment.

Legitimate debt collectors usually work for debt collection agencies. They are third parties that recover old debt that a consumer has failed to pay, such as a loan or credit card debt.

01/21/2022


Are you receiving debt collection letters? Send them to Consumer Attorneys

Getting a letter in the mail from a debt collector saying you owe money can be alarming.

Multiple inquiries can impact your credit score — how many is too many?

01/19/2022


Multiple inquiries can impact your credit score — how many is too many?

Having lenders or landlords pull your credit report, also known as an inquiry, is a normal part of applying for things like housing or loans. But is there such a thing as too many inquiries, and can they detriment your credit health?

What to Do When A Milliman Intelliscript Report Leads to Being Denied for Life Insurance

01/18/2022


What to Do When A Milliman Intelliscript Report Leads to Being Denied for Life Insurance

While many consumers have never heard of a consumer reporting agency known as Milliman IntelliScript, they may be surprised one day to find this entity has disqualified them from obtaining insurance.

Hard Inquiries Are Compromising Your Credit Score? Here’s What You Can Do

01/14/2022


Hard Inquiries Are Compromising Your Credit Score? Here’s What You Can Do

Hard inquiries appearing on credit reports are normal, and if you’ve applied for a form of credit, you have them on yours.

Mixing or splitting a file is one of the most common errors made by credit bureaus, as well as one of the biggest headaches for consumers.

01/04/2022


Why Is Someone Else’s Information Listed on My Credit Report?

From renting an apartment to taking out personal or business loans, credit reports play an important role in the lives of consumers. They’re often a determining factor in whether a bank or other lender makes a decision in favor of the consumer.

Consumers looking to rent a new home, be it an apartment or house, know all too well the stress that accompanies the process. From exorbitant application fees to competitive markets that move quickly, renting space on a deadline is fraught with headaches.

12/24/2021


What Consumers Need to Know About Tenancy Background Reports

Consumers looking to rent a new home, be it an apartment or house, know all too well the stress that accompanies the process.

CoreLogic is one of many companies that collects and sells information on consumers. They’re used in employment background checks, and like any screening service, it can cause candidates to lose time, money and opportunities with reporting errors.

12/20/2021


CoreLogic Errors Can Cost You Opportunities. Find Out What Steps To Take

CoreLogic is one of many companies that collects and sells information on consumers.

After Being Unjustly Kicked Out of an Airbnb, Our Client is Holding Background Reporting Agencies Accountable

12/16/2021


After Being Unjustly Kicked Out of an Airbnb, Our Client is Holding Background Reporting Agencies Accountable

Consumer Attorneys are here to help you with lawsuits against background reporting agencies who made mistakes or errors on reports.

On the picture shows a man that denied a job due an error on his background check. Now he need to dispute a false information on background check report.

12/14/2021


Did First Advantage Cost You A Job? Find Out How You Can Dispute Errors

Onboarding for a new job is an exciting time, but complications like background check errors can arise, leaving you at a loss.

When the SSA enters an individual into its Death Master File, a special code called a deceased indicator is used to mark the consumer as dead. The indicator is then included in a consumer’s credit report, where it appears simply as “deceased.”

12/10/2021


How to Correct a Deceased Indicator on Your Credit Report

Each year in the United States, between 7,000 and 14,000 people are surprised to learn that they are deceased according to the Social Security Administration.

On the picture shows an Uber or Lyft driver who failed background check due to errors. Now he is denied a job due background check incorrect information.

12/08/2021


Failed a Checkr Background Check Due to Errors? You Can Correct it For Free

Checkr unable to complete background check? Your account status is suspended?

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