FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act)

Passed in 2003, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act enables consumers to request a free credit report from the top three credit reporting companies. These free credit reports can only occur once every twelve months.

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    The Electronic Fund Transfer Act establishes the rights and liabilities of consumers in addition to the responsibilities of anyone who participates in electronic funds transfers.

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