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The COVID + Credit Connection

The pandemic has upended the global economy, disrupting our personal lives and finances. Learn how decisions you make and actions you take can impact your credit and family's financial life.

COVID + Credit: Help to navigate financially in a global pandemic

The Covid pandemic has upended the way we work, go to school, socialize, and manage our financial lives. Clearly, you and your family's health comes first. We've all found how confusing it can be to find clear information and advice at this time. Here you can find much needed financial resources consolidated in one place.


In addition, our new COVID + Credit Financial Resources Center will offer:

  • Free monthly credit scores with Equifax Core Credit™;
  • Free weekly Equifax credit reports with, available through April 2021;
  • Easy access to freeze or unfreeze your credit file, place a fraud alert, or start a dispute with a myEquifax account;
  • Information about the financial services community's response to the pandemic, along with guidance on how to manage your money right now;
  • Answers to our most-asked questions about how the Covid pandemic is affecting your money and your credit, and what actions you can take now that may help;
  • And more.

We know this year is not turning out the way any of us planned, but we are here to help. Come back often, as we help to navigate this pandemic, together.

Explore Covid + Credit Resources


Are you a business looking for resources to navigate COVID-19 impacts? We can help.

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All consumers can review a credit score and Equifax credit report at no charge. It's a good idea to know your credit standing during these uncertain times.

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