NextAdvisor Blog - Equifax

New Equifax Email Details Plans to Extend Credit Monitoring for 2017 Breach Victims

Equifax data breach victims recently received word about extended coverage from Experian. What does this latest Equifax email mean for you?
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New Federal Law Lets You Freeze Your Credit for Free

Starting Sept. 21, you can freeze your credit for free, freeze your children's credit and set fraud alerts that last one year. Learn all about it.
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What is the National Consumer Assistance Plan?

Have you heard that overdue parking fines can hurt your credit reports? The National Consumer Assistance Plan could put an end to that (and much more).
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2.4 Million More Equifax Breach Victims Discovered: Are You One of Them?

New information reveals that an additional 2.4 million Equifax breach victims have been uncovered. What information was stolen and what can people do?
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Equifax Misled Consumers on Size of Data Breach: Even More Information Compromised

New revelations show Equifax misled consumers by failing to report all of the facts of its 2017 data breach, leaving more personal information exposed.
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Is Equifax Selling Your Work History?

Equifax collects personal information from millions of people, including work history. Learn how you can freeze your data and stop Equifax from selling it.
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How Enforceable are Terms of Service Agreements?

We agree to hundreds of terms of service agreements, but how many are legally valid? Learn the shocking legal power you give to corporations every day.
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What is a Credit Report?

What is a credit report? This is an important question to know the answer to, especially following the major Equifax breach.
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Why are There so Many Credit Bureaus?

Over 40 credit bureaus in the U.S. collect and sell consumer information. Learn why there are so many credit bureaus and what they're doing with your data.
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Equifax Breach Updates: Malicious URLs, 10.9 Million Stolen Driver’s Licenses and More

We bring you the latest in the Equifax breach, including details on malicious URLs on its own website and how many stolen driver's licenses there were.
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