Credit Scores & Credit Reports: How the System Really Works, what You Can Do

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Privacy Times, 2004 - Credit bureaus - 342 pages
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This book is a consumer instruction manual for the credit reporting and credit scoring systems. Although these credit systems directly effect the financial standing of millions of Americans, few people understand them.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Credit Score Basics
11
Credit Scores Advanced
22
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Since 1981, Evan Hendricks has served as Editor/Publisher of the Privacy Times, a biweekly newsletter that reports on privacy and freedom of information law. A graduate of Columbia University, Hendricks regularly lectures on information policy issues in the United States, Canada and Europe. He has been interviewed on various FOIA and privacy issues by the Oprah Winfrey Show, Geraldo, ABC Nightline and World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, CNN News Watch, The Washington Post, New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal He has served as an expert witness in several cases involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In 1991, Hendricks became Chairman of the U.S. Privacy Council, a new organization and the first dedicated to the protection of privacy and improving our nation's law and policy.

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