There are a lot of websites that promise to give you a free credit report, some with catchy musical tv commercials. These sites require you to subscribe to some sort of service.
Where can you get your credit report for free? There is only one source authorized to give a free credit report under federal law: Annualcreditreport.com.
Check out this information from the Federal Trade Commission on free credit reports.
These commercials will help make things clear: