Experian Credit Bureau

Written by Gregg Ruais
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Experian's services include personal credit checks, business credit checks, and a unique product called Vehicle Auto Check, which reveals information about used cars up for resale. Personal credit reporting is its most popular product, as it is used by both lenders and regular people who want to know what their credit reports look like. Experian offers a comprehensive three-bureau credit report for free. In order to obtain these free reports, you need to sign up for a 30-day trial of Experian's Credit Manager. Credit Manager customers receive email notifications whenever significant changes have been made to their credit reports.

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Businesses have credit scores just as private citizens do. Through Experian, businesspeople can run business credit checks on potential customers and vendors to view their payment histories. Verifying a company's tendency to pay bills on time is a matter of risk management. Some businesses pay their bills on time like clockwork, and others regularly fail to pay their debts.

The Vehicle Auto Check service is designed to protect people during the shady process of buying used automobiles. While there must be plenty of honest used car salesmen in the world, few professions have earned such dubious reputations as these jalopy peddlers. How will you ever really know if an odometer has been rolled back? How many used car salespeople will actually tell you if a car has been in an accident? According to its website, Experian's research can reveal this and other pertinent information about used automobiles. You can purchase one vehicle background check at a time or pay for unlimited reports.

Experian has been in business for over thirty years and has established itself as a leader in the field of credit reporting. As you can see, however, its services extend beyond mere reporting. All three of the major credit bureaus are constantly trying to add new products and services, and consumer protection is currently the major focus of all three.

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This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I love seeing websites that understand the value of providing a quality resource for free. It is the old what goes around comes around routine.