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Your Money: Protecting your identity

...Order a copy of your credit report from each of the three major credit-reporting agencies ? Equifax, Experian and Trans Union ? every year. Make sure it is accurate and includes only those activities that you have authorized.If you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-07-13/your-money-p
Identity thieves target children

...parents with children under the age of 13, the easiest way to obtain the child's records is through Trans Union. According to NBC, if Trans Union says there is no report, odds are good that your child is in the clear. But if there is a report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-07-16/identity-th
Why and how do I check my credit status?

...borrowing and repayments to make purchases. Three private credit tracking companies - Equifax Inc., Experian Ltd. and Trans Union LLC - compile that information in credit reports. Another company, Fair Isaac Corp., assigns consumer credit scores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/20/fin_459094.shtml
Finance
South next in line for free credit reports

...to obtain a free credit report per year from each of the three nationwide credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union. The only exception is Georgia. It's the only state in the country where consumers have been eligible for two free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/30/fin_454603.shtml
Finance
Free credit reports go South

...able to obtain a free credit report per year from each of the three nationwide credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian and Trans Union. The only exception is Georgia, the only state in the country where consumers have been eligible for two free credit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/28/bus_454386.shtml
Business
Free credit report program begins in the West

...requesting period to help the nation's three major credit bureaus - Equifax Inc., Experian Information Solutions and Trans Union - deal with an expected crush of people asking for free credit histories. To get a free credit report, consumers can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/02/fin_436047.shtml
Finance
As identity theft jumps, so do costly monitoring services

...could be covered for $224 a year. For $10.95 per quarter (nearly $44 per year) rival credit rating agency Trans Union LLC sells a monitoring service with e-mails and $2,500 in insurance. Transunion also offers 24-hour phone access...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/24/fin_416570.shtml
Finance
It pays to have good credit report

...Credit Association. The group is affiliated with Equifax, one of three national credit report firms. The others are Trans Union Corp. and Experian. Next comes your credit history, Jackson said. That includes entries for each loan or account...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/17/bus_344376.shtml
Business
How many credit cards are too many?

...report, go to www.myvesta.org. Or, you can go to the Web sites operated by the three credit reporting bureaus - Trans Union at www.transunion.com, Equifax at www.equifax.com and www.experian.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/11/bus_332732.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...that tell any company checking your credit file that your information was stolen, preventing the thief from opening additional accounts. The hotlines are: Equifax: 800.525.6285 Experian: 888.397.3742 Trans Union: 800.680.7289

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/18/bus_333549.shtml
Business