Don’t get Fooled by Fake Credit Report Sites
You may have seen websites or received unsolicited emails offering free credit reports. Be aware that some of these online sources may not provide credit reports, but may be using these sites as a way to capture your personal information, like bank account information or Social Security Numbers. Here are some things to look for to keep your data confidential.
What to avoid:
How to get a Free Credit Report
As part of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act), consumers can get one free credit report from each of the three national credit reporting agencies once every 12 months. Just visit annualcreditreport.com to safely get a copy of your report.