Anyone who grants an extension of credit to a consumer is eligible to report to the credit bureaus. That said, there are a few industries who more commonly report than others(listed below). A few of them (indicated by an asterik) even have special reporting requirements defined in the Metro 2 Format. As a credit reporting software service, Datalinx can help you interpret those guidelines and make sure your data is reported accurately and timely to each of the four major bureaus.
Banking / Savings & Loan / Credit Union / Loan Finance – Installment Loan & Line of Credit
Child Support Agencies*
Collection Agencies / Debt Purchasers*
Credit Cards ? Banks, Credit Unions, Travel & Entertainment (non-Retail Cards)
Retail Accounts (store exclusive)
Student Loan Reporters*
Property Management Companies / Residential Rental Agreements