Compare Identity Guard vs. LifeLock Credit Reporting

What’s the difference between Identity Guard® Credit Reporting and LifeLock Credit Reporting? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
Last Updated: April 19, 2018
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Identity Guard
8.9 / 10 - Excellent
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LifeLock Credit Reporting
7.5 / 10 - Very good
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Key Facts

  • 3 Credit reports & $1M Identity Theft insurance
  • Pay $3 for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
  • Helped protect more than 47 million identities
  • Quarterly Credit Score* updates
  • A+ BBB rating
  • What matters most is how a company helps you when your identity is stolen
  • More than 4.4 million members worldwide
  • Fast alerts to multiple platforms: text, phone, email, and mobile app
  • Ultimate Plus plan provides report from all three bureaus
  • Focused on identity theft protection
  • Monitor key changes to your credit reports

OVERALL RATINGS

 Identity GuardLifeLock
Credit Score & Reports9/108/10
Monitoring & Tools10/107/10
Plans and Pricing7/108/10
Reputation & Support10/107/10

How do their reports differ?

Credit Bureaus Covered

 Identity GuardLifeLock
Equifax
Experian
TransUnion
 Identity GuardLifeLock
Credit Report Frequency
Monthly
Annually
Access to Credit Reports
Yes
Yes

Monitoring & Tools Compared

 Identity GuardLifeLock
Credit Tools
Credit Change Alerts
Social Media Insights
Credit Change Alerts
Security & Protection
Identity Theft Monitoring
Identity Theft Insurance
Identity Restoration Support
Lost Wallet Protection
Identity Theft Monitoring
Identity Theft Insurance
Identity Restoration Support
Lost Wallet Protection
Identity Theft Insurance Limit
$1,000,000
$1,000,000

Comparison of Plans & Pricing

 Identity GuardLifeLock
30-day Trial Available?
No
No
Free Report Offered?
No
No
Monthly Price
Starting at $19.99
Starting at $9.99

Reputation & Support

 Identity GuardLifeLock
Mobile App
Yes
Yes
Alert Methods
Text
Email
Mobile App
Phone
Text
Email
Mobile App

Customer Feedback

 Identity GuardLifeLock
BBB Rating
A+
B-
Number of BBB Positive Reviews
0
Number of BBB Neutral Reviews
0
2
Number of BBB Negative Reviews
2
62
Trust Pilot Rating
7.4 out of 10
8.5 out of 10

Contact & Additional Information

 Identity GuardLifeLock
Year Founded
1995
2005
Homepage URL
Company Phone
(877) 505-7054
(480) 682-5100
Headquarters Address
3901 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, VA, 20153
60 E Rio Salado Pkwy Fl 4, Tempe, AZ, 85281
Mailing Address
3901 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, VA, 20153

Final Verdict

Identity Guard® Credit Reporting has a higher overall rating than LifeLock Credit Reporting. Identity Guard scores better than LifeLock across: Credit Score & Reports, Monitoring & Tools, and Reputation & Support. However, LifeLock scores better on Plans and Pricing.