Equifax Data Breach Settlement: What You Should Know

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a consumer alert regarding the Equifax Data Breach.  In September 2017, Equifax announced a data breach, which affected the personal information of 147 million people.  Under a recent settlement filed, Equifax agreed to spend up to $425 million to help people affected by the data breach. If you […]

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Couples Encouraged to Check their Credit Reports Together

Knowing your spouse or partner’s credit history is as important as knowing your own. When in a relationship, your partner’s credit can become a source of stress and may affect your ability to secure a home or auto loan. One of the major credit reporting bureaus, Experian, reports that 61 percent of men and 39 […]