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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    An account held at a development financial institution (DFI) which has been opened by a natural person and is used for personal needs.

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  • IVR (Integrated Voice Response)

    Integrated voice response or integrated voice recognition are payment systems that use the telephone to automate the capture of transactional information from a payer. Payers may either...

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