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Experian Tool Adds Rental Info to Some Credit Reports

submitted on February 27, 2011 by orangearrows in "Member's Lounge"
This will be useful information for everyone.

Credit-reporting bureau Experian has begun adding rental payment histories to Americans' credit reports, following the company's acquisition of RentBureau last June.

For people with what are referred to as "thin" credit files, such as students, new college grads or recent immigrants, this is an important tool to help them build a credit history without the expense of an installment loan or the temptation of a credit card.

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    Posted by CouponNut on March 20, 2011
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    Usually National Tenant Network provides credit rating reporting for people who rent, so if Experian will start participating that will be a good thing.

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