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Compare Identity Guard vs. TransUnion Credit Reporting

What’s the difference between Identity Guard® Credit Reporting and TransUnion Credit Reporting? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
Last Updated: November 14, 2017
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TransUnion
8.7 / 10 - Excellent
#3 in Credit Reporting
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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.
  • Unlimited TransUnion Score and Report Updates
  • Email updates of critical credit information changes
  • 1-Touch Credit Lock
  • Interactive graph of your score history
  • Personalized credit and debt analysis
  • Up to $1,000,000 in ID Theft Insurance

ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings

8.6 / 10 - Excellent
9/10
Credit Score & Reports
10/10
Monitoring & Tools
7/10
Plans and Pricing
9/10
Identity Theft Protection
10/10
Reputation & Support
8.7 / 10 - Excellent
8/10
Credit Score & Reports
9/10
Monitoring & Tools
9/10
Plans and Pricing
9/10
Identity Theft Protection
10/10
Reputation & Support


Final Verdict

TransUnion Credit Reporting and Identity Guard® Credit Reporting are very close in quality and have the same overall rating. That said, TransUnion scores better than Identity Guard across: Plans and Pricing. Whereas, Identity Guard scores better on Credit Score & Reports, Monitoring & Tools, and Identity Theft Protection. Both companies score similarly on Reputation & Support.