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Reasons why you should check your credit report frequently

Information is power, thus knowing your credit report makes be able to use it if necessary. It is thus crucial for you to access your credit report so that you are aware of your current credit reputation. Knowing your standing enables you to make informed credit-related decisions in relation to ...
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All About Tatua Center to Resolve your CRB Disputes

Tatua Center is an independent office set up to resolve all CRB-related disputes between consumers, lenders and Credit Reference Bureaus (CRB) through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms. If you as a consumer have a complaint about your credit report, you should first initiate a dispute at any of the Registered ...
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How to use Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) to dispute Lenders and CRBs

Sometimes you may be blacklisted by CRBs in Kenya wrongly. This may have impacts like, you as a customer will get locked out of borrowing from microfinance institutions, commercial banks and other financial institutions. The following will answer how you as the affected customer can dispute the associated lenders easily ...
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How to Identify Errors in a Credit Report in Kenya

  • TransUnion Kenya
Personal Information
  1. Personal Information Errors
Things you need to ensure that are accurate; Wrong name listed Addresses you've never lived at or used as a mailing address Inaccurate employer information
  1. Ensure that your name is correctly displayed and that any alternative names or ...
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How to Use TransUnion CRB

The TransUnion CRB services can be accessed through the SMS number 21272, TranUnion Nipashe app and also the TransUnion website. If you choose to register with the TransUnion CRB then the following are the steps you take; Register with TransUnion Send your full names as they appear in your National ...
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How to get clearance from CRB Kenya online without hassle

Ever since the financial institutions like Saccos, Banks, HELB and MPESA started forwarding lists of defaulters on CRB, the need for your name to cleared and hence improve your chances of getting a second loan have risen. Clearing your debt is no longer enough as you have to get CRB ...
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Credit Reference Bureaus (CRB) In Kenya: Transunion, Metropol And Creditinfo

In Kenya, there are three licensed companies by CRB, i.e. TransUnion, Metropol and CreditInfo. Before you can access your status with CRB you need to be registered to one or all of them. Registration to all of them is the recommended way to go. This is because a lender can ...
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How to obtain clearance certificate from CRBs in Kenya; Metropol, TansUnion Africa and CreditInfo

CRB is an institution licensed to collect, manage and disseminate customer credit information. It collects the customer credit information from all lenders including Saccos, commercial banks and deposit taking micro finances. CRB will then manage the information gathered by regularly updating the customers’ credit scores per their transactions with various ...
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Tips for Repaying Your Home Loan Faster In Kenya

Getting a home loan is a very big commitment as it means that you owe hundred thousand Kenyan shillings to the lender and could take years to repay. Hence, here are some tips that can speed up the process of paying all the money owed back. Choose the right loan ...
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Important Factors to consider when taking a loan in Kenya

Taking a loan in Kenya has been made easy in recent years, but don’t be in a rush to get a loan without carefully considering some major issues that determine whether you repay more or less. Interest rates Most people do put interest rates into consideration when they approach a ...
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