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 late can you be on a car payment or mortgage payment?

07/25/2021


How late can you be on a car payment or mortgage payment?

After the due date for your payment, you have a grace period

What does GrubHub look for in a background check?

07/24/2021


What does GrubHub look for in a background check?

GrubHub is particular about applicants’ criminal and driving history

Can a collection agency report to the credit bureau without notifying you?

07/23/2021


Can a collection agency report to the credit bureau without notifying you?

A collection agency can report your debt to a credit bureau without giving you notice

What does DoorDash look for in a background check?

07/22/2021


What does DoorDash look for in a background check?

DoorDash focuses on two components when conducting a background check

A bill was sent to the wrong address and is now in collections: What do I do?

07/21/2021


A bill was sent to the wrong address and is now in collections: What do I do?

You have rights if a bill is sent to the wrong address and winds up in collections

What’s the difference between soft and hard credit checks?

07/17/2021


What’s the difference between soft and hard credit checks?

There are a few marked differences

My medical bill got sent to collections after I paid it. What should I do?

07/16/2021


My medical bill got sent to collections after I paid it. What should I do?

You can dispute medical bills sent to collections

How to get your credit ready for a mortgage

07/15/2021


How to get your credit ready for a mortgage

An unimpressive credit score could ruin your chances of getting a mortgage

How can you restore your financial health after you get out of prison?

07/14/2021


How can you restore your financial health after you get out of prison?

Building up your credit after prison is possible

Can I sue a company for sending me to collections?

07/13/2021


Can I sue a company for sending me to collections?

If they did it wrongfully, yes!

What is the statute of limitations for debt collections?

07/10/2021


What is the statute of limitations for debt collections?

Creditors and debt collectors must file a lawsuit for debt within a specific period after which they can’t do such

What does Uber look for in a background check?

07/09/2021


What does Uber look for in a background check?

An Uber background check focuses on two major components

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