In Wake Of Equifax Breach, What To Do To Safeguard Your InfoIt may be time that you take more extreme measures to lock down your credit information. The strongest possible option a person can take immediately is placing a credit freeze on your credit files.
These Black Marks Fall Off Your Credit Scores Starting July 1Starting July 1, the credit scores of up to 14 million people could begin to rise as credit reports are scrubbed of nearly all civil judgments and many tax liens.
Study: 1 In 5 Consumers Had Error In Credit Report A government study says 20-percent of consumers had an error in their credit report. The study also said 5-percent of consumers identified errors that could lead to them paying more for mortgages, auto loans or other financial products.