New York Free Credit Score
FreeScoresUSA offers New York consumers their free credit score
from Experian, FreeScoresUSA and Equifax at no charge.
Due to federal consumer protection laws, NY Consumers are entitled to a free credit score if they have been denied credit within the past 30 days. Please take advantage of this for your own sake. Sometimes people's personal credit reports, especially in New York contain errors or mistakes that can prevent you from getting that low interest rate on a mortgage or while financing a car. Be sure to check your New York credit score at least once a year.
It is always not a bad idea to compare the credit reports from all 3 credit report companies to be sure there is nothing that shouldn't be on there. FreeScoresUSA offers a one stop place to get your free credit score
. Credit scores are often called "FICO scores" because most scores are produced from software developed by Fair Isaac Corporation also known as FICO. FICO scores range from 300 to 850 - the higher the score, the lower the risk.
Credit Myth: Pulling Your Credit Report Will Not Hurt Your Credit Score
A lot of people believe that if you check your credit score from New York state credit bureaus, it will lower then your overall credit score and impact your credit report. This is absolutely not true. Checking it once a year will not hurt it. However, if you start applying for 10 credit cards, and all of a sudden see 10 new credit inquiries, then that's a whole new story.
The New York State Security Freeze Law allows New York State residents to place a Security Freeze on their credit reports. Please visit the New York State Consumer Protection Board's Web site at http://www.consumer.state.ny.us/security_freeze.htm
for more information.
Experts generally agree that manual fraud monitoring is just too time consuming. There have been cases where people aren't aware their identity have been stolen till they apply for that home loan. Take advantage of this no strings attach online free credit score. Just be sure to cancel the 7 day trial offer after you sign up for your free credit score online if you do not wish to be charged every month for the credit monitoring service. For more information provided by the state of New York, visit their official site
All NY Residents are eligible not just citizens from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Albany, Rochester, Buffalo, Flushing, Jamaica, Syracuse, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, Schenectady, Yonkers, White Plains, Hempstead, Great Neck, Far Rockaway, Long Island City, Hicksville, Amherst, Astoria, Elmira, Utica, Mount Vernon, Port Washington, Cheektowaga, Westbury, New Hyde Park, West Seneca, Niagara Falls, Floral Park, Binghamton, New Rochelle, Ithaca, Troy, Garden City, Babylon, Newburgh, Rome, Greece, New York.