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 automated teller machine (ATM) is a device that allows for the withdrawal of cash without the need of a human teller or cashier.

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  • FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act)

    The Fair Credit Reporting Act protects consumers from inaccurate information that may be found within credit reports.

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