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How to Get Your Free Annual Credit Report

Posted by David Humphreys | Apr 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPB) is back!

After being gutted by the last administration the CFPB is back in its role as a watchdog and is actively enforcing consumer rights. 

The CFPB recently provided updated information explaining your rights to obtain a free copy of your credit report. You can review the update at the link below. 

https://www.consumerfinance.gov/ask-cfpb/how-do-i-get-a-copy-of-my-credit-reports-en-5/

The CFPB page also provided an accurate link to the site maintained by the Credit Reporting Agencies where you can get your annual free report. Be careful! At last count, there were over 200 spoof sites with closely (mis)spellings of the actual site! NEVER put in your credit card; if you are asked for one, you are at a fake site. 

https://www.annualcreditreport.com/index.action

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David Humphreys

David Humphreys has been practicing law since 1987. He was a member of the first class (1994) of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming. He was recognized in 2004 by the college, along with his partner, Luke Wallace, as the Warriors of the Year for the 18-state South Central regi...

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