Feb 12, 2013 3:29PM

Credit Bureau Association Disputes 60 Minutes Contentions of 40 Million Errors

The credit reporting industry's trade group, the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) is vigorously disputing much of a CBS 60 Minutes (watch below) report that aired last Sunday, February 10. CDIA has issued a barrage of press releases documenting its correspondence with the show's producers and presenting its responses to the show's assertions. The 60 Minute segment which can be viewed below focused on the dispute resolution process used by major credit reporting agencies (CRAs). It presented...

Feb 12, 2013 10:22AM

Mortgage Delinquency Falls To 4-Year Low, But Remains Historically Elevated

TransUnion said today that the serious mortgage delinquency rate is heading downhill at a quickening pace, however long term delinquencies and the slow process of resolving them are impeding a return to more normal rates. According to year-end data from the credit reporting company, the rate of serious delinquencies - 60 days or more - fell 14 percent in 2012 compared to 7% in 2010 and 6% in 2011. By contrast, when rates were rising, from 2007 to 2009, they increased by at least 50 percent each year...

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