Keeping tabs on your credit score

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought legislation making it easier for Americans to check their credit ratings. Differentiating between what types of credit checks, and their frequency, are vital to maintaining good credit.

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June 9, 2020 - 9:47 AM

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It is now easier than ever to check your credit report for free on a weekly basis. 

Due to the COVID- 19 pandemic economic issues, CARES Act Federal Loan forbearance, and fraud, the three national credit reporting agencies are allowing people to access their reports more often than once a year.

Staying on top of your credit report is a key part of being financially responsible. Credit reports show in detail all credit usage and payment activity. When you review your report, the activity should look familiar. If it doesn’t, the activity should be investigated further. 

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