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Max Monthly Fee $24.99
Identity Theft Insurance? Yes
Triple Bureau Credit Monitoring? Yes

PrivacyGuard Review

What is PrivacyGuard?

PrivacyGuard is based in Stamford, CT and was founded in 1991. Credit monitoring is the process of reviewing your credit reports for accuracy and changes that may be caused by fraudulent activity. You can monitor your credit by yourself or by using a credit monitoring service, such as PrivacyGuard.

How much is PrivacyGuard?

PrivacyGuard charges a monthly fee that ranges from $9.99 up to $24.99.

Does PrivacyGuard offer free credit monitoring services?

No, PrivacyGuard does not offer free credit monitoring.

Does PrivacyGuard offer a free trial?

No, PrivacyGuard does not offer a free trial.

How accurate is PrivacyGuard?

PrivacyGuard is as accurate as the information on your credit bureau reports. Only you can tell if the information is incorrect or incomplete.

PrivacyGuard offers access to all three credit reports, which is a huge benefit if you want to ensure all the information used by creditors is accurate.

Your credit reports can differ significantly depending on which credit bureau's data you use. So, it is a good practice to check all three credit reports.

PrivacyGuard offers access to the credit reports mentioned below.

Credit Bureau Reporting Options
  • Experian
  • Equifax
  • TransUnion
  • Credit scores also vary depending on the model used, such as Vantage or FICO 8. PrivacyGuard does not give you access to your FICO score. Other score models, such as VantageScore, are useful but they don't show you the score most lenders are looking at.

    How often does PrivacyGuard update?

    PrivacyGuard does not specify how often it updates credit reports.

    What features does PrivacyGuard offer?

    There are many credit monitoring services, free and premium, to choose from. So, you can get picky when it comes to credit monitoring features. Here is a summary of the features PrivacyGuard offers.

    PrivacyGuard Features
    Description
    Credit Bureau Reporting
    • Equifax
    • Experian
    • TransUnion
    Credit Monitoring Features
    • Credit Analysis Calculator
    • Credit Change Alerts
    • Dispute Help
    • Free Trial Available
    • Online Credit Education
    • Triple Bureau Credit Monitoring
    Credit Report Frequency N/A
    Identity Protection
    • Identity Restoration Support
    • Identity Theft Insurance
    • Identity Theft Monitoring
    Free Trial Available? Yes

    Does PrivacyGuard offer identity protection?

    PrivacyGuard offers the following identity protection service.
    Identity Protection Options
    Supported Options Unsupported Options
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Identity Theft Monitoring
  • Identity Restoration Support
  • What is the identity theft insurance limit?

    PrivacyGuard offers a maximum coverage for identity theft of $1,000,000.

    Does PrivacyGuard help with fixing credit report errors?

    Yes, PrivacyGuard helps dispute incorrect or incomplete items on their credit reports.

    Does PrivacyGuard help you put a credit freeze on your credit report?

    No, PrivacyGuard does not help you put a freeze on your credit report. This article provides a detailed step-by-step guide on how you can do it yourself.

    How to contact PrivacyGuard?

    The easiest way to contact PrivacyGuard is visit their website and go to their help and support page. You can typically find a link on the footer of their homepage. click here.

    How to cancel PrivacyGuard?

    To cancel your PrivacyGuard account, log in as you usually do. Go to your profile or account page and request a membership cancellation.

    How can I join PrivacyGuard?

    1. Visit the PrivacyGuard website.
    2. Fill in the enrollment form. You will typically need to provide general financial information, such as your name, Social Security Number, address, annual income, and source of employment.
    3. Check the information is accurate and submit your application.

    How does PrivacyGuard compare to other credit monitoring companies?

    Pros & Cons of PrivacyGuard
    Pros Cons
  • Offers access to the data of multiple credit bureaus.
  • Experian's credit report.
  • TransUnion's credit report.
  • Equifax's credit report.
  • Helps with disputing errors on your credit report.
  • Free trial available.
  • Access to all three national credit bureau reports.
  • Provides identity protection.
  • FICO Scores are not available.
  • Will not help you with freezing your credit report.
  • No free credit monitoring.
  • Does not allow you to check your updated credit report anytime you want.
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    Feature Breakdown

    Monthly Fee $9.99 - $24.99
    Max Monthly Fee $24.99
    Credit Bureau Reporting
    • Equifax
    • Experian
    • TransUnion
    Credit Monitoring Features
    • Credit Analysis Calculator
    • Credit Change Alerts
    • Dispute Help
    • Free Trial Available
    • Online Credit Education
    • Triple Bureau Credit Monitoring
    Free Trial Available  
    Identity Protection
    • Identity Restoration Support
    • Identity Theft Insurance
    • Identity Theft Monitoring
    Online Credit Education  
    Triple Bureau Credit Monitoring  
    Identity Theft Insurance Limit $1,000,000
    Identity Theft Insurance  

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