Did you know that 1 in 4 people have mistakes on their credit report?! Why should we even care about our credit reports in the first place? Can we do more to protect ourselves against identity theft when we are at home or traveling?

Sonya Smith-Valentine, founder of Financially Fierce, joins us on the show today to help answer some of these questions and to explain why we should pay more attention to our credit report.

Sonya is an accountant turned credit and consumer protection attorney turned financial trainer and speaker and has helped people all across the country take more control over their personal finances, especially in the areas of credit and debt.

Here are some of the sites Sonya suggests you use to help monitor your credit report:

Check Your Credit Report: AnnualCreditReport.com

LexisNexis: https://personalreports.lexisnexis.com/

Medical Insurance: https://www.mib.com/request_your_record.html

Banking/Debt Report: ChexSystems

 

 

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