A credit report is probably the most detailed profile that can exist on someone with the exception of maybe a police report. They are used now a days for just about everything, want to move into an apartment, well there is a credit check normally involved. For the people who do not have good credit for whatever reason are much more likely to encounter troubles when it comes to simple things that people with good credit take for granted. Fortunately for those people credit repair is now a possibility, through the three different reporting bureaus you can get all the information on yourself required. Take a look at all the statements, and remember when engaging in credit repair it is extremely important to document everything that you have done and come across within the reports. One simple thing that you can always do to repair credit is to not allow companies or organizations to pull your credit report, unless it is absolutely necessary. Once a company has pulled that information they are making a determination of something based off very detailed financial information. The other major thing in credit repair is to remember to dispute anything on your report that is questionable to you, this can be accomplish often times online and is not very difficult, however documentation is key. Getting a credit card with a low limit and simply making a payment no matter how small is also very important in credit repair. Although simple tips these will help in the future and allow you to perform credit repair as well as credit protection.