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Companies To Use To Check Your Credit Score
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Companies to Use to Check Your Credit Score

Knowing your credit score may come in handy for a lot of different reasons. Whether you’re trying to get a loan, or you’re trying to land a new job your credit score could affect it in either a negative or positive way. It is advised, that everyone check their credit score with a report at least once per year to make sure that it is valid and up to date. If you’re interested in using a credit reporting agency, you can search the internet for hundreds of companies that allow you to see your details online in just a few clicks. Below are just some of the top choices used by others.

Check My Life

If you want to look at your credit scores or reports all in one location you can check here. Since everyone is entitled to one free credit report per year, you might be able to get your credit reports online free of charge. You are able to instantly see your scores. This is one of the only sites in which you can evaluate all of your scores and reports at the same time.

Experian

Being one of the three major credit bureaus in the UK, it can be very beneficial to receive your report from this site. They often run promotions allowing their customers to view their report and score free for 30 days. You can create an account and view your report virtually, print it out, or even have it mailed to you for use later. What’s more, if you find a discrepancy, you can immediately file a complaint to have it removed.

Equifax

Another one of the major credit bureaus you can check out for your score is Equifax. There services are usually offered at a free or discounted rate for a period of time. Just as with Experian, when you have complications you’re able to dispute them right away.

Whatever company you decide to use for credit reporting and release your personal information to, you must make sure that they are a legitimate company. Check with the Better Business Bureau to find out if the website you’re about to enter personal information into is trustworthy. Failure to do so could cause you to become a victim of identity theft which can be very costly to repair.

Having the piece of mind in knowing that your credit score is in good standing is important. In this day and age your credit scores are everything. If you find that you have a bad credit rating, there are loans, credit cards, credit counseling services and more that can help you in getting your rating back to a good level.


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Great info! Credit scores are very important, but only for those that need to borrow money! Maybe better to get out of debt and not worry about credit. That actually is a much better way to live. But still, great article, my friend. Mac

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Thanks Mac

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