February 6, 2018
Improperly Conducted Background Checks Divide Massachusetts Town
Consumer rights as spelled out in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) mandate the proper handling of sensitive consumer data as it is used to determine eligibility for employment, housing, credit, insurance, etc. Employers, insurers, landlords, and others are subject to legal action in the event that consumer rights are violated at any point in […]
March 13, 2017
What are Credit Reporting Agencies and What Do They Do?
Credit reporting is subject to regulation because of the sensitive nature of the information being exchanged. The results of credit reports put individuals at risk of losing opportunities in the form of loans and job offers, and even housing. The Fair Credit Reporting Act exists to both preserve the right to vet prospects before […]