Credit Scores Could Increase for Millions of Consumers This Summer

Why your credit scores might suddenly rise

Credit Scores Could Increase for Millions this Summer

The three reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — have made a decision that could result in credit scores increasing for millions of consumers. On July 1 the three credit reporting agencies will remove civil judgment and tax lien data from credit reports if that data doesn’t include the consumer’s complete information; such as social security number, date of birth, name and address. This change will apply to existing credit reports and new data that is added to reports.

According to the Wall Street Journal, this new decision could increase credit scores for approximately 12 million consumers. This amounts to about 6 percent of the population.Help Repairing Your Credit Score

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