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birthdate foul up on experian...

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birthdate foul up on experian...

anyone know any reason why my birthdate on experian alternates between 1972 (correct) and 1973 (wrong)?  on tc, some days it is right, other days it is wrong??
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Moderator Emeritus

Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

Hmmmmm.. not sure. I am sure TNWM could come up with a "theory". Smiley Happy
Established Contributor

Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

I'm sure it's a "bug". Smiley Happy

My guess is there is a creditor who is reporting an incorrect birthdate. After that creditor reports, the incorrect BD displays on the report until another creditor reports using the correct BD, and then the correct BD displays. Try calling EX and see if they can connect the incorrect BD with a specific tradeline, and then contact that creditor so they can correct their records, and report your personal info accurately.
Established Contributor

Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

thanks revike!  i wonder if this could have caused denials in the past?
Senior Contributor

Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

Ha! My B-Day is wrong too? Dispute time. Just dispute it online. They can find your correct date by social, which they already have. Takes less than 24 hours to correct.

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Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

I wonder if it's got anything to do with a split file?  I would print the entire report under both occurences and check for variations. 
Established Contributor

Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

i thought that, crocpa....but compared the two and they are the same except for that.
Regular Contributor

Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

I had this happen too.  I disputed online and I think within 48 hours it was corrected.
Established Contributor

Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

thanks guys, i will just dispute it.  hasnt happened since i posted the original msg, but sure it will again sometime soon.
Regular Contributor

Re: birthdate foul up on experian...

When you see it wrong, call up EX and ask who reported your birthdate last.

Then call that company up and get it corrected with their records.

(This also applies to name variations, etc.)

If more than one creditor is reporting it wrong (unlikely in this case), it may take a while to get the right birthdate to stick.

Message Edited by Skiffy on 07-10-2007 02:07 PM