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The CFPB has launched a new study about credit history. It found, among other things, that charge card activity is the single most essential element examined by credit reporting companies when determining credit worthiness. Resource for this article: Visit at this time much of our web-site.


Always responsible use of cards


Consumers should certainly focus their spending in an effort to increase credit scores for the next time they need credit. It is not a surprise to most people, and responsible card use is always encouraged.


Richard Cordray is the CFPB director. He explained: “Credit cards are given great weight in credit profiles -- a lesson that consumers could end up learning the hard way.”


A credit rating is determined quite a bit by the information from credit card corporations. In fact, over half of the data on the credit score report comes from the companies.


As long as you are using credit cards responsibly, there is no problem with having them, according to Cordray. He explained that many customers will be getting retailer credit cards to be able to get gift purchase discounts, but the consumers should always be careful to pay it off every month. If not, there could end up being a black mark on their credit score leading to a higher cost on their mortgage down the road.


Not simple to stop spending


During the economic depression, consumers have had a really hard time with charge cards. They are using charge cards for daily expenditures rather than just emergency situations now. In fact, the stagnant wages, high unemployment and increased costs have made it really hard to survive without some form of credit.


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau teaching may be needed after all. About 40 percent of all low- to middle-income families use charge cards to pay daily expenditures such as food, rent and clothing, according to the CRL.


Act to change things


Due to the Charge card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, many customers have been able to cut back high charge card balances during the recession. The Act has made it impossible to have additional high penalties and fee structures that do not make any sense. The reform has been helping many consumers.



Significant to Stay informed



Americans also fall down with regards to staying informed of their credit standing. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, less than 20 percent of consumers bother to get copies of their credit rating. Frequent monitoring of credit reports allows customers to identify any reporting errors or incidents of fraud before being blindsided with the news when they go to take out a sizable loan.




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