Our credit score obsession is so pronounced recently found almost 2 in 5 of us might ding a potential date for a less than stellar rating.
There’s even a dating site, the less than subtly named Creditscoredating.com, that promises “to match you with the love of your life based on your financial compatibility.” No surprise, few of us want to admit—even to ourselves—the possibility that we enjoy anything less than excellent credit.
The Consumer Data Industry Association testified before the United States Congress that less than two percent of those reports that resulted in a consumer dispute had data deleted because it was in error.
Nonetheless, there is widespread concern that information in credit reports is prone to error.
Some consumers complained that they signed up for a free trial, but their credit cards were charged before they could cancel.
Common complaints BBB receives about dating services include: St.
Consumers need to make sure they understand what they are signing up for when they use an online dating service.
How did we come to define ourselves by this mysterious number?In many countries, when a customer fills out an application for credit from a bank, credit card company, or a store, their information is forwarded to a credit bureau.The credit bureau matches the name, address and other identifying information on the credit applicant with information retained by the bureau in its files. Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to be aware of limitations, costs and terms of services as well as the potential for fraud if your match turns out to be a thief. 8, 2017 – No doubt some people find “the one” using online dating, but the truth is that it’s hard to be sure who’s telling the truth and what their motives may be.