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What would you do if you found out too late that an unnoticed mistake on your credit report kept you from buying a home?
When you apply for a loan, lenders look at your credit report to determine your creditworthiness, or in other words, they see if you're likely to have the ability to afford the loan and pay it back on time. A credit report is like a magnifying glass on y our credit history. You should look at your credit report every so often to protect your credit history from errors and signs of identity theft. Check to be sure the info is complete, accurate, and up-to-date.
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The FTC has additional helpful info on the benefit of checking your credit report.