Monday, October 29, 2012

FTC Videos Remind Consumers to Check

"As consumers turn back their clocks, it’s a good time to check their free annual credit report.

Consumers shopping for a car, looking for a job or just getting their financial house in order should check their free annual credit reports. The FTC is offering new videos, in English and Spanish, explaining why, and advising them what to do if a report contains inaccurate information.

During the fall, when people turn back their clocks at the end of daylight savings time, it’s a good time to order a free credit report from one of the three national consumer reporting companies at or 1-877-322-8228..."

If you need help using the computer to get your free credit report, ask for help at the 2nd floor Reference desk or come to one of the Library's Drop In Help Labs offered twice monthly.  The next one is Thursday, November 8, 2012, from 10:15-11:15 in the Technology Center.

posted by mb