Identity Guard is based in Virginia and has been in business since 1995. Owned and operated by Intersections, Inc., Identity Guard is focused on providing credit monitoring and identity protection for families.
According to FreeScore.com's website, the company "provides you with the tools you need to access and monitor your financial and credit information through the program's credit reporting and monitoring benefits."
TrustedID began operations as an independent company in 2004. In 2013, it was acquired by Equifax and has operated as a subsidiary of Equifax since that time. In this review, we'll take a look at TrustedID's IDEssentials product in detail.
TrueCredit is part of the TransUnion credit bureau and was founded in 1968. Today, it's one of the world's leading business intelligence providers and maintains one of the largest collections of consumer information.
PrivacyGuard is a service of Trilegiant Corporation in conjunction with Trilegiant Insurance Services, Inc. and Alliance Marketing Association. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Its services are available to all U.S. residents except for those in the states of Iowa, Rhode Island, and Vermont. PrivacyGuard is an identity theft protection company that provides a variety of credit monitoring services.
SmartCredit.com offers a unique Smart Credit Report that provides users with more insight than a normal credit report, along with the ability to directly contact lenders through its service to quickly negotiate better terms, lower interest rates, higher credit limits, and the like.
Fast3CreditScores is a service offered by Trilegiant Corporation, which also provides another credit monitoring service called PrivacyGuard. Trilegiant was founded in 1973 and is a membership-based provider of travel, shopping, health, dental, entertainment, and consumer protection services, including Fast3CreditScores. Trilegiant operates seven facilities in six states. Additionally, the company has over 25 million members and 3,000 employees to deliver its high-value services to those members.