How to get your credit score and free credit report (video)

We’re constantly admonished by personal finance experts to check our credit score and report. It’s great advice. I’ve written at length about the importance of your credit score (especially when it comes to buying a house) because having a high score can save you tens of thousands of dollars.

The problem with just telling people to check their credit report is that there’s a barrier. HOW do you check it? There are dozens of websites out there claiming to offer it to you – but a lot of them are scams. So, as is common when we encounter barriers, we just do what’s easiest: nothing.

Here’s a 45 second video that cuts right to the chase: