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

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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You may use the terms "credit report" and "credit score" interchangeably, but they're very different.

3M Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuit


3M Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuit

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When an Employer Does a Background Check

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