Through the COVID-19 Aid CARES Act, each person is now able to get one free credit report PER WEEK from EACH of the three credit bureaus (Experian, TransUnion, Equifax) through annualcreditreport.com, enabling you to check your reports for accuracy as well as spot identity theft early: https://www.annualcreditreport.com/requestReport/landingPage.action through April 20, 2021.
(Previously and after April 20, 2021, a person was able to get one free credit report per year from each of the three credit bureaus.) Today, our credit reports are used to make many decisions about our financial future including whether we can obtain a home, car, credit card or loan. It can impact interest rates, employment opportunities and the ability to rent a home or apartment. When reviewing your credit report, make sure that only accurate information is on the report. Look for unrecognized credit or collection accounts and unrecognized addresses or names in the personal information section. To learn more about protecting your finances through the coronavirus pandemic and checking your credit history,