Credit Protection Tips

  • Do not share financial information with anyone unless you know the person or organization
  • Never give information by phone unless you initiated the call
  • Protect your credit by monitoring it regularly
Free Annual Credit Reports
You may request a free credit report annually. You can order your report online, by calling (877)-322-8228, or by mailing the Annual Credit Report Request Form (PDF) to Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O.Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281.
Security Credit Freeze
Placing a security freeze on your credit report(s) prevents anyone from accessing your personal information. (Source: Illinois Attorney General's Office)
 
Contact Information for Credit Report Agencies:
  • Experian
    P. O. Box 2002
    Allen, TX 75013
    1-888-397-3742
  • Equifax
    P. O. Box 740241
    Atlanta, GA 30374
    1-800-685-1111

  • TransUnion
    P.O. Box 1000
    Chester, PA 19022
    1-800-888-4213