Review Your Report(s): —  Check your credit report for free from all three companies (one time a year). — Review your Transunion score/monitor all.  Monthly Fee ($20) — Review your Experian score/monitor all.  Monthly Fee — Review your Equifax score/monitor all.  Monthly Fee

Child Credit Report —  See if your minor child has had their identity stolen or has a credit report already. — Reviews and comparisons of some of the best ID protection services.


Credit Freezes:  Lock your reports so no outside party can look at them.

Equifax: Freeze Credit Report, 1-800-685-1111 (NY residents 1-800-349-9960)

Experian: Freeze Credit Report, 1-888-397-3742

TransUnion: Freeze Credit Report, 1-888-909-8872


Report Identity Theft — Steps to take if you suspect your identity has been stolen


Some additional Free Tools:

Bitdefender = Best Antivirus for Windows and Mac.

MalwareBytes = Best tool to check your Windows PC for Malware.

ClamXav = Best tool to check your Mac PC for Malware.

Speedfan = Windows Temp Check

VLC = Best lightweight east to use Media player for Windows and Macs. = Free file virus scanner online. 64MB Size limit No install required. = Enter a URL and see if the site is infected with malware. = Best list of freeware software.