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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

3 Free Apps That Will Monitor Your Credit Automatically

Two weeks ago, almost half of the US population was affected by the Equifax data breach.Because of severity of the Equifax data breach, I recommend that, anyone with a credit history should assume they were affected. Monitoring your credit is a must. So what should you do? Use these free apps. 

1. Mint. Mint is an exceptional free debt management tool that can also be used as a credit monitoring service which is also free. The app interface offers you an easy to use interface that allows you to understand what's going on. The credit score provided is the Equifax Credit Score. 2. Credit Karma. This app offers free credit score tracking and you can sign up in minutes. Your score and list of reports are updated weekly. Credit Karma shows you a Vantage 3.0 credit score, which isn't the same as a FICO credit score. The app allows you to track your credit score from TransUnion and Equifax. 3. This app is another option to access your Experian National Equivalency Score and Vantage 3.0 credit score at no cost. Through its visual aids and specific action items, this app allow you to spot credit problems and show you how to fix them. 

How else can you keep up with the latest tech tips and cyber security alerts? Subscribe to my YouTube channel ‘Burton Kelso’ There are hundreds of videos designed to help you get the most out of the technology you use in your home or business. 

Burton Kelso is the Chief Tech Expert at Integral. They offer tech support to homes and businesses all over the Kansas City Metro. He regularly appears as a guest tech correspondent on ABC, NBC, FOX, and CBS on shows such as Kansas City Live, Better Kansas City, FOX 4 Morning Show, offering viewers easy tips on technology, Internet lifestyle, Internet security and gadgets. You can find Burton on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and watch great tech tip videos on his YouTube channel. He can be reached at 888-256-0829 or email at  

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