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Quick Question....

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Quick Question....

I just got my one of my reports and it's saying I am like four years behind on payments. However it shows a zero balance and the account was paid off almost six years ago. How can that be? How can I have a zero balance and be showing +120 days late on a payment. I know for a fact this account was paid in full and closed. I have the documents to prove as well as the check showing it was cashed. Thanks for any advice anyone can provide. -David
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Super Contributor

Re: Quick Question....

Try Credit Scoring 101
 
 
How to I dispute inaccurate info?
 
There are also a ton of threads on this issue
The slide from grace is really more like gliding
And I've found the trick is not to stop the sliding
But to find a graceful way of staying slid
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Established Member

Re: Quick Question....

Thanks and I understand the dispute process. But seriously is this just an error that it would say I am late last month and for the last four months as well? I mean I know 100% that the account was paid in full and closed. How can there be an error this big on your report?
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Re: Quick Question....



Starbuckpga wrote:
.How can there be an error this big on your report?

GIGO
The slide from grace is really more like gliding
And I've found the trick is not to stop the sliding
But to find a graceful way of staying slid
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Re: Quick Question....

No idea what GIGO means.....can you explain? Thanks!
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Re: Quick Question....

It is a desription of what IT personel can do with computers:
 
Garbage In, Garbage Out.  Smiley Very Happy
 
I was suggesting that errors frequently do happen on CRs, which is why we spend so much time disputing them.  And each CRA makes its own errors, just to make it more fun  Smiley Happy
The slide from grace is really more like gliding
And I've found the trick is not to stop the sliding
But to find a graceful way of staying slid
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