I just lost my driver’s license and am considering putting a security freeze on my credit files. Would placing a freeze on my credit files interfere with me using my credit card, either online, at shops or for the services that are automatically billed to my credit card each month?
What is and where can I find my Security Freeze Personal Identification Number? I have an extended fraud alert on my credit report and would like it removed. I have drafted and put together all the information to send to have it removed; however, I am lacking this Security Freeze Personal Identification number.
I have two young children (both under the age of four). Because I have heard of even young children being the victims of identity theft, I am considering freezing their credit files until they are old enough to have their first credit cards. What is your opinion on this? Is it possible for a parent to freeze the credit of a minor? Would you do this for your own children?
Identity theft is a growing problem for children. Can I put a security freeze on my three-year-old daughter’s file even though there most likely is no activity? If this is not possible can I call to see if there is activity under her Social Security number?
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I lost my pin for credit thaws and freezes. How do I go about getting another one? Can I do it over the phone or would it be better if I did that in writing?
Our vehicle was broken into and confidential identity information might have been accessed. Does this warrant obtaining a security freeze? If so, how long can I expect for it to take place?
I placed security freeze on my account and have misplaced the pin needed to temporary remove freeze. How do I get a replacement PIN?
Does putting a security freeze on my file prevent me from getting my free annual credit report?