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Understanding Credit

 Our goal is simple, increase your credit score by simply fixing your credit with no non-sense, strategic examining of your specific situation. We are innovative and understand without question the credit improvement process.  

What is a credit report?

A credit report can be broken down into six (6) parts:

1. A Credit Report is a history of how well you repay debt

2. A Credit Report shows how long you have had credit for

3. A Credit Report shows your personal information such as names, addresses (past and present), employers, phone numbers, and any variances of such.

4. A Credit Report shows the amount of available credit you have. (i.e. your buying power)

5. A Credit Report shows how often you have applied for credit (inquiries)

6. A Credit Report shows the different types of credit that you have.

What is a credit report used for?

A credit report is used to determine the amount of risk in lending you money. The level of risk is determined by 6 main factors and calculated into a credit score. The most commonly used score is the FICO score, created by the Fair Isaac Company. This score ranges from 300 – 850, the higher the score, the less of a risk you are, and the lower the score the higher the risk. From the lender’s point of view, the lower your score is, the more likely you are to default on a loan. So they will be less likely to approve you for a loan, or if they do approve you, the interest rate charged on the loan will be very high because it’s a riskier investment for them. Think of it this way, if you want to invest your money you can put the money into a savings account or buy some stocks. The interest rate for the savings account will be low because it’s a very low risk investment; you are basically guaranteed a return. But, if you invest your money into the stock market, you will want a higher return on your investment because the risk of loss is so high. Banks look as us in pretty much the same way and if you want to pay a lower interest rate and save some money, you have to show the bank that you are a low risk investment. Currently, the only way to do that is to have a high credit score. Ultimately, it’s all about stability, we’ll discuss this later on.

Note: There are different types of FICO scores, Mortgage companies use the Classic FICO Score, Auto Lenders use the FICO Auto Industry Option Score. The difference is quite simple, the Classic FICO Score ranks previous mortgage accounts a little higher than all other accounts. And the Auto Industry Option Score puts more weight on previous auto loans than other accounts.

Who maintains Credit Reports?

Credit Reports are maintained by the Credit Reporting Agencies, also known as the Credit Bureaus.  Although most people think that there are only 3 credit bureaus, there are actually a lot more than that. 

Where Can I Get A Credit Report

There are several websites that advertise free credit reports. Most of these sites are actually owned by the credit bureaus themselves, but still require a credit card and a subscription to give you access to the credit report.. (Experian), (Experian), (TransUnion), etc… But there’s only one place to get your totally free credit report, without a credit card or subscription, as mandated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

What Is A Credit Report

A credit score is a number which is calculated based on the information in a person’s credit report. The credit score is used to represent the creditworthiness of that person. 

What Are The Factors Of A Credit Score

» Payment History 35%

»Amounts Owed 29.5%

»Length of Credit 15%

»Credit Variance 10%

»New Credit 10%

»Personal Information 0.5% 

Understanding A Credit Report

Credit Reports can be confusing and difficult to understand, especially with industry specific terminology and codes.  The Following may  help you better understand your Credit History:

Risk Models – One or more credit scores may appear here, along with reason codes. There are several different algorithms used to determine FICO scores.  Some of the most common are: FairIsaac 2.0 (used by Experian), Beacon 5.0 (used by Equifax),  FICO RiskScoreClassic 04 (used by TransUnion).

Safescan Alerts – A fraud prevention tool that compares consumer-provided information against a separate nationwide database. (Example: multiple Social security numbers used, Deceased, etc…)

OFAC Alert –  Provides a record of the check against the Office of Foreign Assets Control database for USA PATRIOT Act compliance.

Authorized User Alert – The alert parameters are set up on a case by case basis but typically, the alert is generated when 1. a consumer has 5 or more authorized user accounts on their credit report or 2. if the consumer’s Credit Report contains authorized user accounts comprising 25% or more of satisfactory open revolving accounts.

Why Hire A Professional To Fix Your Credit

The same reason you hire a professional to fix your car, your television, or your air conditioner. Because they have the knowledge and experience to do it right. We have helped our clients remove thousands of derogatory accounts from their credit reports and improve their credit scores.

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     Our Promise To You

Our certified credit consultants provide you with a FREE credit consultation. The credit consultation includes a review of your credit report and a step by step ACTION PLAN indicating the necessary steps to improve your credit in order to achieve your goal.

We promise to give you an exceptional customer experience and an honest value each and every step you are invested in our credit repair program. If you are ready to get started, we are ready for you!

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    Why Choose Legendary

Legendary Credit Repair, was founded by 2X Super Bowl Champion, Gary Clark to help defend individuals like you and your rights against the credit reporting agencies, creditors, and the CDIA. The entire Legendary staff believes that every consumer deserves the right to have good credit. That is why we would be honored to represent you throughout the credit repair process. Will you be our next success story?

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At Legendary Credit Repair our number one priority is your credit score.  When it comes to credit repair, we know what works, so we focus all of our actions to delivering you results in a timely manner.

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