ATLANTA & COSTA MESA, CA & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 23, 2022–
The three national credit bureaus – Equifax® (NYSE:EFX), Experian (LON:EXPN) and TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) – are taking joint action to continue offering free weekly credit reports to consumers in the states States until the end of 2023. This benefit will help consumers manage their financial health during a period of rising inflation and unprecedented economic uncertainty stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Company CEOs provided a joint statement on the decision to extend free weekly credit reports through 2023. “The rising cost of living in the wake of COVID-19 has had economic consequences felt by many Americans “said Mark W. Begor, CEO. Equifax; Brian Cassin, CEO of Experian; and Chris Cartwright, CEO of TransUnion. “Our industry is committed to helping people better position themselves for a strong financial future. Credit reports play an important role in financial health, and providing free weekly reports to consumers is another way to support the financial education and stability of people across the United States during this critical time.
Consumer credit reports are a factual record of credit activity and payment history used by lenders, creditors, service providers, and other businesses to provide financial and other offers to people. Consumers can access their weekly credit reports from each of the three credit reporting agencies free of charge at www.annualcreditreport.com. Consumers should review all items appearing in each section of their credit reports. If an error is identified, consumers should immediately contact the credit reporting agency to correct this information.
For more information, visit www.annualcreditreport.com.
ABOUT EQUIFAX INC.
At Equifax (NYSE: EFX), we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play a vital role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, businesses, employers and government agencies make critical decisions with greater trust. Our unique blend of differentiated data, analytics and cloud technology generates insights to support decisions to move people forward. Headquartered in Atlanta and supported by more than 13,000 employees worldwide, Equifax operates or has investments in 25 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. For more information, visit Equifax.com.
Experian is the world leader in information services. During life’s big moments – from buying a house or a car to sending a child to college to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we enable consumers and our customers to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals take financial control and access financial services, businesses make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders lend more responsibly, and organizations prevent identity theft and crime. .
We have 20,600 people operating in 43 countries, and every day we invest in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help all of our customers maximize every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are part of the FTSE 100 index.
TransUnion is a global information and knowledge company that enables confidence in the modern economy. We do this by providing an actionable picture of each person so they can be reliably represented in the marketplace. As a result, businesses and consumers can transact with confidence and achieve great things. We call it Information for Good®.
A leading presence in more than 30 countries on five continents, TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people.
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