Nov. 29, 2012
Credit reports have become an ever-increasing part of our lives. From tenant applications to car loans, it’s hard to buy or apply for anything now without someone checking your credit. That’s why it is more crucial now than ever that any problems with credit reporting agencies or errors on credit reports can be reported and corrected.
On October 22, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it will now accept complaints about credit reporting agencies and individual credit report problems from consumers. While the CFPB stresses the importance of initially trying to work things out with the credit reporting agency before filing any complaint with them, if you have issues that you cannot solve on your own, you can now contact the CFPB.
The CFPB can assist you with issues like:
To submit a complaint with the CFPB, you can visit the CFPB’s complaint page.