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Washington Free Credit Score

Attention Washington state residents, FreeScoresUSA is offering free credit scores that comes with a credit monitoring trial offer.

The WA state legislature passed a consumer protection law allowing consumers in WA to a free credit score each year. Officials from the state were extremely vocal about access to the free credit scores after studies showing identity fraud has been on the rise. FreeScoresUSA is a credit reporting service that works with major credit unions such as Experian, FreeScoresUSA and Equifax to offer a one stop place for anything relating to credit.

Watch Out for Suspicious Activity

If you feel that your credit may have been comprised, watch out for suspicious activities such as
  • New accounts you didn't open or changes to existing accounts you didn't make
  • Unexpected credit cards or account statements

Prevent Identity Fraud Before It Happens

Financial experts agree that fraud monitoring is vital in the effort to fight identity fraud. With Credit Monitoring, you are alerted on every single credit check so if someone attempts to sign up for a credit card or a loan under your social security, you will be notified. In the state of Washington, there have been cases where people aren't aware their own identity had been stolen till they apply for their first home loan. Remember to cancel the 30 day trial offer after you sign up for your free credit score online if you are not interested in the credit monitoring service.

All WA residents including: Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Vancouver, Olympia, Auburn, Spokane Valley, Everett, Kent, Bellevue, Yakima, Bothell, Lakewood, Bellingham, Bremerton, Renton, Puyallup, Lacey, Tukwila, Seatac, Federal Way, Redmond, Burien, Kettle Falls, Wenatchee, Othello, Shoreline, Tumwater, South Hill, Snohomish, Normandy Park, Parkland, Issaquah, Kennewick, Pullman, Kirkland, Lynnwood, Valleyford, University Place are eligible for a free credit score offer from FreeScoresUSA.

Already a Identity Theft Victim?

Click here for help if you are already an identity theft victim in the state of Washington. Instructions are provided for obtaining a credit report security freeze, a fraud alert or a free copy of your credit report. Senator Cantwell recently led an agressive push to help Washington's veterans to protect against ID theft.

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