Why do I have different credit scores?

February 17, 2015 21:42 by Consumer Ed
Dear Consumer Ed: I recently applied for a $6,000 loan to pay off some credit cards.  When the bank pulled my credit score it was 550, but when I pulled it from TransUnion, it was over 200 points higher. How is that possible?  Which is correct? Consumer Ed says:  In the U.S., there... [More]

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Are stores allowed to sell expired food products?

January 26, 2015 14:25 by Consumer Ed
Dear Consumer Ed: In Georgia are there laws that prohibit service stations and convenience stores from selling out-of-date food products? Consumer Ed says:  For the answer to this question, we consulted the Georgia Department of Agriculture. The Georgia Food Act gives the Georgia Department ... [More]

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Credit Repair

January 5, 2015 16:14 by Consumer Ed
Dear Consumer Ed:  I’ve noticed a number of credit repair signs on the side of the road on my drive home.  Is there a new law that will help me repair my credit? Consumer Ed says:  With very few exceptions, Georgia law prohibits people or entities from claiming they can impro... [More]

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