Freezing your credit is generally pretty easy and can keep fraudsters from opening accounts in your name. In this guide, we’ll share how you can freeze your credit among the three major consumer credit bureaus.
How to freeze your credit with Equifax?
It’s fairly easy to freeze your credit with Equifax. All you need to do is visit their website or talk to an automated phone line (1-888-298-0045). Whether you talk to them on the phone or request a credit freeze on their website, you will need to provide your Social Security number, birth date, address, and legal name.
How to freeze your credit with Experian?
Freezing your credit with Experian is easy to do. You can visit their online Freeze Center website or call (1-888-EXPERIAN). You will need to provide all of your legal information.