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credit lock vs credit freeze: which do I need?
Credit & Finance

Credit Lock vs. Credit Freeze: Which Do You Need?

Credit freeze, security freeze, and credit lock are often used interchangeably. However, they have key differences. Learn which one you need today.

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September 26, 2022
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Credit & Finance

How To Remove Hard Inquiries From Your Credit Report

Here’s how to remove hard inquiries from your credit report if you suspect fraud. Unfamiliar and undisputed hard checks might cost you your identity.

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September 12, 2022
Best credit monitoring apps
Credit & Finance

7 Best Credit Monitoring Apps (with Recommendations)

In this article, we discuss essential features of the best credit monitoring app, compare seven options, and make recommendations based on different goals.

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September 8, 2022
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Credit & Finance

How To Freeze Your Social Security Number (SSN Self Lock)

While there’s no one way to freeze your Social Security number (SSN), using a Self Lock or blocking electronic access can help secure it.

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August 26, 2022
Credit protection services
Credit & Finance

Top 5 Credit Protection Services in 2022 (How To Choose)

We cover the top 5 identity theft protection services that also offer credit protection and offer factors to consider when choosing the best one for you.

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August 9, 2022
What is credit monitoring
Credit & Finance

What is Credit Monitoring and Do You Need It?

Credit monitoring protects your credit score by tracking changes and alerting you to potential fraud. Learn how to decide if you need credit monitoring.

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July 26, 2022
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Credit & Finance

What Is Credit Protection? Are You Making the Most of It?

Credit freezes or fraud alerts may not always protect your accounts from scammers. That’s where credit protection comes in. Learn more.

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July 21, 2022
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Credit & Finance

Fraud Alert vs. Credit Freeze: Which Can Protect You More?

Both tools can help protect your personal information and identity. But what’s the difference and when do you choose a fraud alert vs. a credit freeze?

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June 17, 2022

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