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How long does bankruptcy stay on your credit report?

How long does bankruptcy stay on your credit report?

If you’ve made the hard choice to file for bankruptcy, you may be wondering about the impact on your credit. Specifically, how long does bankruptcy stay on your credit report? As you’ll see [...]

Decoding the consumer payment hierarchy in the United States

Decoding the consumer payment hierarchy in the United States

The world changed drastically in 2020 as we grappled with the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes in financial situations and stay-at-home orders caused a temporary — and in some cases, longer-term — shift in how [...]

Growth in a (nearly) post-pandemic market

Growth in a (nearly) post-pandemic market

Amid a pandemic-plagued 2020, community banks and credit unions rose to the occasion as reflected in: the disproportionate number of PPP loans that kept local communities afloat, the emergency loans and accommodations extended to struggling [...]

What should I do after I freeze my credit report?

What should I do after I freeze my credit report?

If you have placed a freeze on your credit report, you took a proactive step in protecting your personal information. Taking an active role in managing and protecting your data identity is the foundation of [...]

How to protect your credit health when money is tight

How to protect your credit health when money is tight

With nearly two-thirds of Americans feeling financial strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s an important time to take an active role in our finances. Making financial plans can feel demotivating if money is [...]

Managing your credit through financial hardship

Managing your credit through financial hardship

COVID-19 has impacted lives all around the world, causing uncertainty in many parts of life. While we all continue to navigate this unprecedented situation, we want to assure you that we at TransUnion are committed [...]

How long does it take for a credit report to update?

How long does it take for a credit report to update?

If you’re working hard to better your credit health, like paying down credit card balances or loans, you may be wondering when these positive actions will show up on your reports. Truthfully, there is [...]