This campaign represents a coordinated effort to increase the number of people who check their credit reports regularly. The goal is to help people understand why it is important to check their credit reports, how to obtain a truly free report, and then how to interpret the reports, which are often difficult to read.
The issue brief and discussion on January 14 highlight all the information and tools that are found at fyi.extension.wisc.edu/creditreport/ which was designed guide the user through the process of requesting a free credit report, reviewing the report, and fixing any errors.
(Audio Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2 6/6 10/10 January 14, 2013)
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