Your Credit. Your Identity.
When it comes to learning about credit and identity theft, there are two things to know: You can never have too much information, and there’s no wrong place to start. So let’s get started.
How Long Does Information Stay on my Credit Report?
There are timeframes for how long different types of information may remain on your credit report. Depending on the type of information, there are different timeframes for how long an item may stay on your credit report.Read More
Who is Allowed to Access my Equifax Credit Report?
Financial institutions and others who have what's called “permissible purpose” can access a copy of your credit report in order to make certain types of decisions about you.Read More
How Do I Check my Credit Score?
There are a few ways that you can check important information when it comes to your credit scoreRead More
Why Should I Check my Credit History and Credit Score?
Your credit history and credit score are vital pieces of information that are important to your overall financial wellbeing.Read More
How Can I Better Protect Myself from Identity Theft?
Unfortunately, consumers cannot completely protect themselves from the sophisticated tactics identity thieves use to get their hands on sensitive personal and financial information.Read More
How Does Identity Theft Happen?
Identity thieves have gotten more sophisticated in their methods. The following includes some of the ways identity theft may happen.Read More
Are My Children at Risk From Identity Theft?
Even children are vulnerable to identity theft. They are often targeted by identity thieves - the majority of whom are family members or close family friends.Read More