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Actually, you don't get a free credit score when you request for your free annual credit report. The government allows the credit agencies to charge a nominal fee for the credit score.

There are, however, certain instances when you can get your credit score for free:
  • if you're applying for a mortgage, you can ask the lender to tell you what your score is
  • if you've been denied credit and the score was a major factor in the decision, you can contact the credit company, ask why your application was disapproved, and ask for your credit score as well
  • if you have a credit card with a company that offers the free credit score as a privilege for cad holders, you can access your credit score online through their website

Check out the links below for more information on getting your credit score.
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