Freezing your credit is free in all states under a new law following the Equifax breach – USA Today

credit freezePHOTO SOURCE: USA Today

“One of the best ways to protect yourself from identity theft is now free.

“As of Sept. 21, a new federal law allows people to freeze and unfreeze their credit at the three major credit bureaus without being charged. Before, it cost consumers in almost half the states $3 to $12 per bureau to freeze or unfreeze their credit reports.”

Read this article at USA Today in its entirety here.

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