How Your Credit Report Can Help You Catch Identity Theft | Tech Tip Tuesday



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On today’s #TechTipTuesday, we’re venturing where no one wants to go: your credit report. Learn how periodically reviewing your credit report can be a powerful tool to identify identity theft in its tracks! #FCCUTube

GET YOUR FREE CREDIT REPORT(S)—

Using an ITIN instead of SSN?
📰 Experian, “Can You Check Your Credit Score Without a Social Security Number?” —

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (FTC) RESOURCES
📰 “Free Credit Reports” —
📰 “Free weekly credit reports during COVID extended until April 2022” —
📰 “Recovering from Identity Theft” —

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU (CFPB) RESOURCES
📰 “What is identity theft?” —
📰 “What is the difference between a credit report and a credit score?” —
📰 “List of consumer reporting companies” —
📰 “What are common credit report errors that I should look for on my credit report?” —
📰 “How do I get a copy of my credit reports?” —
📰 “How do I dispute an error on my credit report?” —

OTHER RESOURCES
📰 Nerdwallet, “How to Read a Credit Report” —

TIMESTAMPS
0:00 Intro
0:25 Identity Theft
0:58 Difference between credit report and credit score
1:24 Free credit reports and why they are important
2:14 How to get your free credit reports
4:17 What to look for in your credit reports
4:40 What to look for in your credit reports: Personal Information
5:21 What to look for in your credit reports: Accounts
6:40 What to look for in your credit reports: Negative Information
7:13 What to look for in your credit reports: Credit Inquiries
8:52 Dispute errors on your credit report

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🎵 Music – StreamBeats (streambeats.com)
📽️ Editing— Dani
✍🏻 Script— Dani
💬 Translation— A wonderful FCCU Team Member

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1 Response

  1. Sam Averill says:

    Thank you for the great information!

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