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Chapter 8. Emergency! Fixing Your Credit... > What Typically Doesn't Work

What Typically Doesn't Work

There's a lot of folklore out there about how to fix a credit report fast. Most of it is bogus, such as what's outlined in the next sections.

Disputing Everything in Sight

Some of the phony credit repair places blitz credit bureaus with disputes about anything and everything. Because the disputed items are supposed to be temporarily removed from your file while the credit bureau investigates, the scam artists pretend they've actually purged your file.


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