You'll Get 'Nowhere Near' The Full $125 From Equifax, The FTC SaysAmericans are being urged to take the offer of free credit monitoring instead.
Equifax Data Breach: Here's How To Claim Your Money From The $700 Million SettlementIf you're among the 147 million Americans whose credit data was compromised in the 2017 Equifax data breach, read on.
Equifax Will Pay Up To $700 Million In Data Breach SettlementThe 2017 breach exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people.
Equifax: Names, Addresses, Driver's Licenses Were All Stolen In Breach99 million Americans had their addresses stolen. 20.3 million people had their phone numbers hacked and 17.6 million drivers had their license information taken.
Warren Says Equifax Can't Be Trusted, Pushes 'Massive' Penalties For Data BreachesSen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is blasting Equifax in the wake of its announcement that more people were affected by a data breach than originally reported.
AG Healey Signs On To Consumer Credit Protection Bill In Wake Of Equifax BreachA week after filing suit against credit scoring agency Equifax, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is pushing for a bill that creates stricter rules on consumers' credit information.
AG Maura Healey Suing Equifax After Data BreachThe data breach exposed the information of about 143 million Americans from May to July--nearly three million of them from Massachusetts.
Senators Filing Bills In Reaction To Equifax Data BreachDemocratic senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are pushing bills after credit reporting company Equifax announced 143 million Americans had their information exposed— including Social Security numbers, birthdates and address histories.
Equifax Data Breach: What You Should Do"This is not IF your data is actually compromised, it’s a question of when," says says CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger.
Consumer Expert Says Equifax Hackers Are Likely Identity ThievesThe credit reporting company Equifax says a breach may have compromised personal information on as many as 134 million Americans.
Equifax Says Data From 143 Million Americans Exposed In BreachCredit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans.
Your Credit ScoreCredit scores are a quick and easy method for a creditor to judge you as a potential customer.
Your Credit ReportsCredit reports are important. They are often the way a creditor, a potential employer, a landlord or an insurance company will judge you.
The Problem With Not Knowing Your Credit StatsYou may think your credit report is perfect because you have never been late or missed any of your loan payments, but recent studies have shown that perhaps as many as 50% of all credit reports have errors in them.
Credit Cards: How Many Is Too Many?How many cards do you have? Can you name what’s in your wallet? If the answer is no, you have too many cards.