Credit Repair

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Nolo, 2009 - Business & Economics - 268 pages
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Credit problems? Get the acclaimed plain-English guide to fixing your credit report!
Nearly 80 percent of credit reports contain errors. In a tough economy when credit is tight, you need to be certain that your financial records are correct and up-to-date. A less-than-flattering report can hurt your chances of qualifying for credit card, loans, renting an apartment or even finding a job.
But a bad credit report can almost always be improved or corrected. Credit Repair shows you how to fix your credit situation quickly and easily, explaining the necessary steps in plain English. Learn how to:
avoid overspending
establish a realistic budget
get out of debt now
build a financial cushion
read and understand your credit report
get mistakes on your credit report fixed
protect your social security number
avoid credit discrimination
get positive information added to your credit report
negotiate with creditors
Credit Repair includes dozens of forms and letters on CD-ROM that will help you spruce up your credit report as easily as possible!
The 9th edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the law, including the new rules for the HOPE for Homeowners Act, and additional information and forms that will help you regain your good name should your identity ever be stolen.

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User Review  - peleluna - LibraryThing

Great financial resource book. Broken down well in easily manageable subjects to allow for optima cross reference. Well written, useful resource which provides a solid basis for any library. Read full review

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User Review  - suefernandez - LibraryThing

I found this book to be very informative. Even if you do not need Credit Repair, it would be a good book for your library, because you never know when you may need it. Not only does it cover how to ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Robin Leonard is an attorney and the author of many Nolo books including Solve Your Money Troubles. She also helped write How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples.John Lamb has been a consumer lawyer for most of his career, emphasizing credit, credit reporting, privacy automobile and landlord-tenant issues. He has advocated consumer reforms in court and in the legislature and writes frequently on consumer issues.

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