Equifax announced on September 7, 2017 that they were hacked over the summer. Equifax believes 143 million Americans may have been affected. Among the hacked information was social security numbers, birth dates, and credit card numbers.
Luckily they’ve now set up a website where you can find out if you were potentially affected. Simply go to www.equifaxsecurity2017.com where you will enter your information and it will tell you if they believe you were affected. Equifax is also alerting people by mail who were affected. One year of free identity theft protection and credit monitoring are offered for those affected. Simply visit the same website for more information.
Remember to check your credit report often to make sure your information is correct. Part of having a good credit score is having correct information! If you review your credit report and realize you have too much debt that is haunting you, feel free to give us a call at 731-424-3315 so we can help take care of some of that old debt for you and give you a fresh start.