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Monday, June 11, 2018

Credit problems may hinder job search

According to a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management, 60% of private employers check the credit histories of some of their job applicants, and 13% check the histories of all potential hires. 

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Free credit freezes are coming soon

The new law has a long name – Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act – but the outcome is simple. When the law takes effect in September, Read more . . .

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Congress just made credit freezes free

Monday, April 30, 2018

This bill could weaken the protection of a credit freeze

If the bill becomes a law, it will offer weaker protections against identity theft, replacing stronger ones currently dictated by individual states. And, as if that were not enough, it would also provide service members an inadequate right to credit monitoring, while paving the way for Equifax and the other national credit bureaus to take over the credit scoring marketplace. 
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Friday, April 27, 2018

Synchrony Bank accused of accessing individual's credit report in attempt to collect discharged debt

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

China's behavior monitoring system bars some from travel, purchasing property

You have heard of credit scores.  Heard of China's social credit scores?  Would this ever be allowed in the United States?

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Wells Fargo fined $1 billion for insurance and mortgage abuses

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Breaches at Lord & Taylor, Saks, & MyFitnessPal

Was your information exposed in the latest data breaches at Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, or Under Armour’s MyFitnessPal? If so, here are some steps to take.



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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Was your Facebook data shared with Cambridge Analytica? You can now find out

 On Monday, the social media giant began rolling out a "see how you're affected" Read more . . .

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

How to Avoid a Renovation Nightmare

“Contractor licensing and home remodeling is kind of like the Wild West,” said Adam G.

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Fin7 Syndicate Hacks Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor Stores

A "preliminary analysis" found credit card data was obtained for sales dating back to May 2017, according to the post.
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