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Herb Weisbaum

A mistake in your credit report can have serious consequences. It can hurt your ability to get a credit card, qualify for a loan, rent an apartment or even be hired for a job.

Find an error in your file and you want it corrected – quickly. But that doesn’t always happen. What do you do then? Complain to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

“The CFPB is getting results for thousands of consumers and making credit bureaus more accountable,” said Laura Murray with the consumer advocacy group U.S. PIRG.

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