Online background check resources

Online background check resources

Here are some resources for finding out what a background screen by a prospective employer, college admissions officer or others might reveal about you:

The Company    Records Kept     Contact Information    
Experian, TransUnion, Equifax Your credit history, Social Security Number and other personal info Free annual credit report from major bureaus required by federal law available at 1-877-322-8228 or annualcreditreport.com.
Reputation.com Scans the Internet for defamatory or offensive material about you. Helps get it removed or suppressed. Services begin at $10 a month.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

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