Top national credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian and Transunion, are offering consumers free weekly credit reports through April 2021. To get your free report, go to annualcreditreport.com, the only officially sanctioned site for this.
Credit reports are now free, every week
by Cathlin Tully Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission
If you’re feeling anxious about your financial health during these uncertain times, you’re not alone. That’s why the three national credit reporting agencies are giving people weekly access to monitor their credit report — for free.
This is some helpful news, because staying on top of your credit reportis one important tool to help manage your financial data. Your credit report has information about your credit history and payment history — information that lenders, creditors, and other businesses use when giving you loans or credit.
Now it’s easier than ever to check your credit more often. That’s because everyone is eligible to get free weekly credit reports from the three national credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian, and Transunion. To get your free reports, go to AnnualCreditReport.com. The credit reporting agencies are making these reports free for the next year.
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