Informative Blog Postings Regarding Virginia Civil Law Matters

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  • Alternative Credit Data & Your Credit Report Lenders want to use alternative credit data. What is alternative credit data and how will it impact your credit? Read our latest blog to learn more.
  • User Agreements and Your Privacy What exactly are you agreeing to when you accept long-form user agreements? Our latest blog discusses what you could be giving up when you do.
  • Synthetic Identity Theft Synthetic identity theft is currently the fastest growing & most difficult to detect form of identity theft. Read our new blog to learn how to protect yourself.
  • The Extended Influence of Credit Reports What parts of your life can your credit reports influence? This blog discusses how credit report accuracy may impact other aspects of your livelihood.
  • Typosquatting: Hackers exploit typos What is Typosquatting? It's a scheme that hackers use to exploit common typos. Learn more about how it works & how to protect yourself in our recent blog
  • New Credit Scoring Rules Recent changes to how your credit is scored took effect this year. This blog identifies those changes and how they may impact your score.
  • Credit Agencies and Your Rights Do you know your rights as a consumer against credit agencies in Virginia? Read our blog to learn about five laws that can protect you against credit agencies.
  • Hard vs Soft Credit Inquires Did you know that a hard credit inquiry can negatively impact your credit? This blog discusses the difference between a hard and soft credit inquiry.
  • Another Day, Another Data Breach A data breach at the Department of Housing and Urban Development affects 600,000 residents in North Dakota.
  • Credit Report Agency Errors What happens if your credit agency thinks your dead? Our Virginia Beach attorneys discuss how credit report errors can disrupt your life & what you can do.