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A credit card is required to start your free 30-day trial membership† in Experian IdentityWorksSM Plus or Experian IdentityWorksSM Premium. You may cancel your trial membership at any time within 30 days without charge. If you decide not to cancel, your membership will continue and you will be billed $9.99 each month for Experian IdentityWorksSM Plus or $19.99 each month for Experian IdentityWorksSM Premium.
1Credit score is calculated based on FICO® Score 8 model, unless otherwise noted. In addition to the FICO® Score 8, we may offer and provide other base or industry-specific FICO® Scores (such as FICO® Auto Scores and FICO® Bankcard Scores). Your lender or insurer may use a different FICO® Score than FICO® Score 8 or such other base or industry-specific FICO® Score (if available), or another type of credit score altogether. Learn More.
Identity Theft Monitoring & Protection:
Can’t lock it with LifeLockYou can't lock your Experian credit file with LifeLock.
Lock your credit with ExperianYou can lock your Experian credit file to help stop unauthorized credit activity and get real-time alerts if anyone tries to apply for credit in your name while it’s locked.
Work with a third partyLifeLock is not a credit bureau. If you have issues on your credit reports, they'll have to work with a bureau to address them.
Work directly with the sourceAll of our U.S.-Based Fraud Resolution Specialists work at Experian. It's like having an advocate at a credit bureau working for you on the inside to help resolve any issues you may have with identity theft.
Over 10,000 criminal websitesLifeLock claims to monitor over 10,000 criminal websites.
Over 600,000 pages scannedExperian uses proprietary technology to detect stolen personal data on over 600,000 Dark Web pages, file-sharing sources, black market forums and more.
FICO® Scores1LifeLock can't provide a FICO® Score1
FICO® Scores1FICO® Scores1 are used in 90% of credit decisions. Experian gives you regular access to your FICO® Score1 and sends you customized alerts for when your score changes.
(Auto, Home & Bankcard)
Limited credit monitoringLifeLock does not provide alerts for account balance changes, credit utilization and FICO® Score1 changes.
Comprehensive 3-bureau credit monitoringUnexpected changes to your credit reports can be a sign of identity theft. Experian monitors all 3 credit bureaus with a suite of alerts for new credit inquiries, new accounts, account balance changes and credit utilization.