Signing up for credit-monitoring and then canceling is only one way to get your score for free.
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Oregon joins Washington and Hawaii in limiting employer credit checks. Opponents say employers need the information.
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The company behind FreeCreditReport.com has devised a clever way to avoid having to steer customers to the one site where free credit reports have no strings attached.
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