Legislation has been introduced to try to get the government to foot the bill for credit monitoring services. However for now, here are some discounted offers to help veterans monitor their records for signs of fraud. Watch http://www.firstgov.gov/veteransinfo.shtml for updates.
- Identity Guard is offering 6 months of free fraud protection (which catches fraud related to use of your Social Security Number)
- Equifax is offering a 50% discount on its premium services to veterans through June 30 –
- Any PayPal customer can now get free credit alerts from Equifax. Check PayPal for details.