Personal Finance

Discover personal finance tips and tricks around everything from managing your money to saving and planning for the future.

[Video] What Is Inflation?

Inflation has a big impact on your finances. Learn what inflation is, what causes it, how you can spot the signs of inflation and how you can help better protect yourself.

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Comparing Auto Loans: New Car Loans vs Used Car Loans

Is it better to finance a new or used car? We compare the advantages of buying a new car vs. a used car. Learn more with Equifax.

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Settlement Claims Administrator Sending Cash Payments

The settlement administrator for the Equifax® cybersecurity data breach settlement is now sending payments to claimants who submitted for a cash benefit.  Equifax does not oversee administration of the settlement. The consumer payments are determined by the settlement administrator pursuant to the terms of the settlement agreement.
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What Is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is new and mysterious to many of us, so what is cryptocurrency?

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What You Need to Know: How Does Car Insurance Work?

Learn all about car insurance at Equifax. See how car insurance works, how much it costs and what a deductible is.

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What Is a Digital Wallet?

With a smartphone in everyone’s pocket, digital wallets are increasing in popularity. What is a digital wallet?

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What is Zelle®?

Many major banks allow peer to peer payments with Zelle®. Learn more about what is Zelle and what you need to know before using it.

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[Video] What is Afterpay, Klarna and Affirm? | How “Buy Now, Pay Later” Impacts Your Credit

Have you heard about Afterpay and wondered how it can impact your finances or credit health? Learn more about “buy now, pay later” options and your credit score.

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What is Bankruptcy and What Happens to My Credit?

What is bankruptcy and how does it affect my credit? Learn more about bankruptcy and what happens to your credit.

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How to Help Protect Yourself Against Inflation

Read about what inflation is, how it affects interest rates and how you should approach spending, saving, investing and more.

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What Is the Difference Between Pre-Qualified and Pre-Approved Loans?

Pre-qualified and pre-approved may sound the same, but they mean very different things for both home and auto loans.

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Recession

A recession is an economic downturn that could cause job losses and financial hardships. But you can plan for and prepare for a recession to get you through it.

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