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Annual credit report request

This is the only source for free credit reports authorized by federal law. Instructions include how to request free reports once per year from Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.

NPR’s Marketplace podcast on credit

Credit junkie? See how it adds up:

What are credit scores?

Consolidate your debt – or not?

Choosing a credit card

Debt advice

Provided by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, this resource provides advice and tools, including budget worksheets, calculators and tips for dealing with debt. They also offer Advice also provided in Spanish.