credit bureau

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credit bureau

n.
An organization to which business firms apply for credit information on prospective customers.
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Noun1.credit bureau - a private firm that maintains consumer credit data files and provides credit information to authorized users for a fee
agency - a business that serves other businesses
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Equifax is a consumer credit reporting agency that collects information on more than 200 million Americans.
Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax has said that it has launched a tool to fund SMEs.
And you can request a free copy of your personal credit report from each major consumer credit reporting agency -- Equifax, Experian and TransUnion -- every 12 months via AnnualCreditReport.

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