October 11, 2006 11:39 PM
Credit FAQ: What Is Credit Reporting Company?
Commonly known as credit bureaus, credit reporting companies are companies that receive, maintain, and provide information about consumers’ credit history. Three national agencies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — dominate credit reporting. There are many smaller agencies, but almost all of them get information from one or more of the three major agencies. See credit reporting companies for more information.
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