BE VERY CAREFUL
You can get a free credit report from any of the three companies listed below. But if you request a free report, be sure that you are not also signing up for their continuing services that can run around $30 a month! If you find you have done that and don't want that service continued, be sure to call them to get your continued relationship cancelled.
IF YOU LOSE YOUR WALLET of if you find your IDENTITY HAS BEEN STOLEN
In either case, call the following 4 organizations and alert them:
Social Security Administration (Fraud Line) 1-800-269-0271