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More than a third of consumers found errors in their credit reports

Source: Lisa Gill, Consumer Reports

For about 1 in 10 people in the Consumer Reports study, errors were related to their financial data: unrecognized payments, payments wrongly reported as late, or debt in collections mistakenly listed in their name. Mistakes in personal information were even more common.

CR’s volunteers identified other troubles, too. One particularly irksome one: security questions that are too difficult to answer or that are based on outdated or incorrect information, which can block or delay access to the reports. 

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