Between all the news of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, a serious credit breach has happened at Equifax – one of the three main credit bureaus. While this breach may or may not affect your credit the reality is that hacks and breaches are becoming a very real part of our everyday lives…and you need to be prepared.
On This Podcast Episode:
I’m sharing what you need to know about the Equifax breach and how you can figure out if your credit has been compromised. I’m also chatting with Matt Schulz, CreditCards.com‘s senior industry analyst, about what you need to know to stay prepared for the future.
- Equifax Breach Info Page
- FTC Identity Theft Complaint Filing
- CreditCards.com Equifax Breach FAQ
- CreditCards.com Score Report
- IRS Identity Protection PIN
- Grab Your Free Credit Report
- Inc. Magazine Article
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Shannah Compton Game is a Money Wellness expert, host of the to-rated Millennial Money podcast, and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER with an MBA. Millennial Money has over 15 million downloads in 164 countries. Shannah’s years of experience as a skilled Certified Financial Planner have set her on a mission to revolutionize how people think, act, and feel about their finances…and have some fun doing so.