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3 Ways To Protect Yourself After The Equifax Data Breach

3 Ways To Protect Yourself After The Equifax Data Breach

Last week Equifax, the oldest of the three big credit bureaus was breached impacting nearly 20% of its consumer base totalling 143 million people. Large data breaches have occurred more frequently over the years. Back in 2015 Anthem Health had a breach that affected over 80 million patients, Ebay suffered attacks to 145 million customers in 2014 and Target fell victim to $3 billion in losses due to hacking in 2014 also.

Cut Your Credit Cards to Improve Your FICO Score

Cut Your Credit Cards to Improve Your FICO Score

Credit cards have varying opinions among the many personal finance pundits. It is a fact that utilizing them can be very risky, if not used properly, none of this is news. The reality is that credit cards are not risky, it is a matter of understanding how to add them to your financial arsenal.