Prevent unauthorized access to your credit, bank and utility accounts with security freeze
Do you remember the experience of applying for a credit card? A potential creditor will ask for your government ID and other information to access your credit profile. Without this, creditors typically won’t allow you to open a new credit card. A security freeze service prevents the opening of new credit, bank, and utility accounts in your name.
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Get proactive protection by stopping unauthorized access to existing credit card, bank, and utility accounts or from new ones being opened in your name. Security freezes stop companies from looking at your credit profile, which halts the application process for loans, credit cards, utilities, new bank accounts, and more. A security freeze won’t affect your credit score.
Complete the online form with the respective bureau to place a freeze, preventing the opening of credit, banking or utility accounts in your name.
Simply lift your security freeze before applying for a new credit card, loan, or item that requires financing, like a car.
Receive timely alerts each time your freeze status changes
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