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Equifax' "Inadvertent Error" Results In Problems For Washington Resident

A Washington man was far from happy to find credit reports in his mailbox that were apparently intended for a bunch of strangers. To make matters worse, he says he can’t get access to his own report to make sure there aren’t unexpected debts attached to his credit history. 391 more words

Invasion Of Privacy

Tips for Using Credit Bureaus to Help Protect Your Financial Accounts

The following article was published by the IRS.

If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, you should contact one of the three major credit bureaus to place a “fraud alert” on your credit account. 645 more words

Cozby & Company

Man Says He Can't Access His Credit Report After Equifax Sent Him Personal Info For Dozens Of Strangers

Getting an unexpected surprise in the mail can be fun sometimes — a birthday gift from your grandma or some free electronics — but one Washington man was far from happy to find credit reports in his mailbox that were apparently intended for a bunch of strangers. 377 more words

Alberta still has the highest consumer debt in Canada

OTTAWA — Canadians in oil-producing provinces are having a harder time paying their bills, even as the national delinquency rate improves to its lowest level in more than six years. 393 more words

Money

How to protect your identity from being stolen this holiday season


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– ‘Tis the season to whip out your credit card for holiday shopping, and that means it is also the season for thieves to steal your identity.  415 more words

News

CPN/SCN Sense

If you are reading this, you probably have been told by someone that you can get a second social security number and use it for credit just like your original. 432 more words

Credit Report/File

Mortgages Made Easier Part 2

Did you know your credit score is (in most cases) viewed more than once in regards to mortgages? Typically the lender will view it once in the initial stages and then again towards the closing. 597 more words

Credit Scores