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How can I set up a fraud alert on my credit report?

Posted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union on Apr 14, 2016 2:17:36 PM

This post is for people whose personal data has been - or may have been - illegally accessed. If your personal data has not been stolen, read these tips to learn How account alerts protect you from fraud.

Has your personal financial information fallen into the wrong hands? If so, you can take steps to reduce at least some of the harm it can cause. You have the legal right to attach a fraud alert to your credit file, which warns credit issuers that your personal data has been – or may have been – illegally accessed. Before issuing a new loan or line of credit, creditors are advised to verify your identity and gain your approval.

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Topics: Credit Report

How to Access Your Credit Reports and Scores

Posted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union on Nov 18, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Knowing how to get your credit reports and credit scores can be very confusing. There are many different options out there. First and foremost, there are a few key things to remember:

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Topics: Credit Matters, Credit Score, Credit Report

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