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Published: Sep 19, 2023 3 min read
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Americans will permanently have access to free weekly online credit reports from the three major credit reporting agencies, the companies announced Monday.

Before the pandemic, you were only entitled to get a free copy of your credit report once per year from each of the credit bureaus — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion. Spacing out those three requests, you could view an official credit report at most once every four months.