Your Credit. Your Identity.

When it comes to learning about credit and identity theft, there are two things to know: You can never have too much information, and there’s no wrong place to start. So let’s get started.

Credit Reports

Understanding Your Credit Report and Credit History

Your credit report tells a detailed story about you, your financial accounts and your payment history. Learn why it's important to check it regularly.

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[Video] Let's Talk About Credit

It happens to a lot of us: The subject of credit comes up, and we may not have all of the answers. Knowledge is key, especially when it comes to regularly checking your credit reports and being aware of the three major credit bureaus.

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What is a Credit Report and What Does it Include?

Learn more about your credit report, why it's important and the information typically included in it.

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Credit Myths and Facts You Should Know

How much do you know about credit? Take our true/false quiz to test your credit IQ.

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Credit Scores

What is a Good Credit Score?

Higher credit scores mean you have demonstrated responsible credit behavior in the past, which may make potential lenders and creditors more confident when evaluating a request for credit.

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Why Do Credit Scores Fluctuate?

If you're tracking your credit scores over time, you may notice the numbers tend to vary. Why does this happen?

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How Do I Check my Credit Score?

There are a few ways that you can check important information when it comes to your credit score

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How Are Credit Scores Calculated?

Learn about the factors that affect credit scores, keeping in mind there are many different credit scoring models.

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Identity Theft

Fraud Alert, Security Freeze, and Credit Report Lock

Each can help you better protect your personal information, but they are not the same. Here's a closer look at how they function.

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Identity Theft: What it is, What to Do

Being a victim of identity theft can be a frightening experience. Learn more about the warning signs of ID theft and what to do if you believe your identity has been stolen.

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7 Things to Know About Fraud Alerts

Do you know what fraud alerts do, what types are available or how they work? Here are 7 things you might not know about fraud alerts.

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Are You At Risk for Identity Theft?

Even the most careful consumers can fall victim to identity theft. To enhance your identity theft protection strategy further, regularly monitor your credit report for identity theft red flags.

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