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Your financial-details-for-sale: Monitor at your own risk

Kelly Dilworth

The CFPB is recommending that consumers ask for their file disclosures from each of the specialty consumer reporting companies that are collecting their financial minutiae — ranging from utility payments to insurance claims — at least once per year.

The problem is it takes so much time and effort to pull every report that could possibly be misreporting your financial information that only the most dedicated consumers — with plenty of free time — are likely to follow through.

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