Equifax Data Breach – What Do I Need to Do?

Equifax Data Breach – What Do I Need to Do?

Posted: September 11th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Personal Financial Planning | Tags: , , , , , , |

Equifax, one of the three largest U.S. consumer credit agencies, announced this month that a large data breach occurred estimated to affect 143 million Americans, or more than 57% of American adults.

This breach is believed to have included the theft of highly sensitive personal information, including Social Security numbers, names, birth dates, and addresses. 

For this reason, we have outlined some immediate and long-term actions you can take to begin protecting yourself right away.

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