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Truly Free Credit Reports

Posted By Alejandra Owens On March 13, 2009 @ 11:55 am In Money Talk | No Comments

You know those catchy commercials where a young guy sings about how his girlfriend’s bad credit has them living in her parent’s basement? The commercial touts free credit reports and encourages you to visit their Web site to check it out. Well, the Federal Trade Commission is getting the word out that the service these commercials talk about aren’t free at all. You have to buy another service to get the credit reports for “free.”
So what’s a person to do? Check out AnnualCreditReport.com [1] – the only place you can get truly free credit reports according to the FTC – - and pass around their spoof of the popular commercials to get the word out!
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/multimedia/video/credit/acr/annual-credit-report-restaurant.swf [2]


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[1] AnnualCreditReport.com: http://blog.aarp.orgwww.annualcreditreport.com

[2] http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/multimedia/video/credit/acr/annual-credit-report-restaurant.swf: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/multimedia/video/credit/acr/annual-credit-report-restaurant.swf

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