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Rent payments on credit files 'should help tenants'

11 November 2013

A new scheme to put rent payments on credit files will start next year, MoneySavingExpert.com understands

Missed credit card and loan payments rise

26 April 2013

One in five Britons have deliberately skipped a loan repayment in recent years because they cannot afford it

Water bills to be added to credit reports

18 February 2013

Paying water bills on time could help you get a credit card or mortgage, as Yorkshire Water accounts will be tracked

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21 January 2013

Financial education plan for selected disadvantaged schools

20 primary schools in some of the country's most deprived areas will get help to teach financial education

7 January 2013

Missed rent payments could cost you a loan or mortgage

In the coming months, late rent payments could appear on your credit file, which lenders use to assess applications

12 July 2012

A payday loan could cost you a mortgage

Lender GE Money will not approve a home loan application from a borrower who took out a payday loan in the past 3 months

22 March 2012

U-turn means flatmates' poor credit won't harm you

Tenants won't be rejected for a mortgage or loan because their flatmate has a poor credit score, following MSE pressure

15 March 2012

Rent payments to go on your credit file

Missed rent payments could cost you a mortgage, loan, credit card, or indeed a new tenancy agreement

15 December 2011

Noddle to offer free credit reports

Consumers can now get permanently free access to their credit report, which can indicate likely acceptance for credit

22 July 2011

Guest Comment: Why should we pay for OUR credit reports?

Tom Ilube, from Callcredit, explains the importance of credit files and whether other firms will embrace free reports

16 June 2011

Consumers to get free credit reports from Callcredit

The service will allow consumers to view a report when they like, but Callcredit is the smallest of the three agencies

13 January 2011

Millions won't get advertised rates as EU weakens protection

The commitment lenders make to offer the best card and loan deals to at least 66% of accepted customers will fall to 51%

14 July 2010

Experian admits online credit report delays

Consumers trying to view their credit file have complained of being unable to do so instantly, despite new access rules

12 July 2010

Credit report snapshot now available online

Consumers can now get web access to their statutory report from all three agencies within minutes

16 March 2010

Equifax unveils online statutory credit reports

The move, which other agencies are compelled to copy, follows government guidelines announced yesterday

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