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Inside My (Free) Experian Credit Report

by Michael on May 20, 2014 · 2 comments

Back in January, I checked my Equifax credit report as part of my diy credit monitoring system. This system involves checking one of you three free credit reports every four months. The hard part, of course, is remembering to pull your credit reports on a regular basis. To combat this […]

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Free Credit Monitoring (the DIY Way!)

by Michael on Jan 15, 2014 · 4 comments

In the wake of the massive Target data breach, I’ve decided to throw together a free, diy credit monitoring system. Yes, Target is offering a year of free credit monitoring, but that only covers your Experian credit report, leaving Equifax and TransUnion out in the cold. And it only lasts […]

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Earlier this afternoon, I received an e-mail from Target regarding their pre-holiday data breach. It seems that the more they investigate, the worse the situation gets. At first, they thought that hackers had snatched the credit and debit card info of 40M customers. But now they’re saying that the names, […]

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