Consumer Reports: What to know when checking your credit score

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Credit scores are used for everything from getting a mortgage to getting a job, so it only makes sense to know your credit score. Apps promising instant access to your score are popular, but do they work?

A Consumer Reports investigation of 5 of these apps revealed– they all have significant drawbacks and few upsides.

Lisa Gill, Consumer Reports Investigative Reporter, and Syed Ejaz, Consumer Reports Policy Analyst, explain more.

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