Consumer reporting companies have a tremendous influence over consumers’ lives and, of course, hold a tremendous amount of data about those consumers. We want to make sure that consumers are treated fairly and receive the protections they deserve.
Below is a list of resources and public releases from the Bureau to help people understand what we currently know, and what steps or actions they can take to protect their personal information.
Credit reports and scores
Your credit reports and scores have a major impact on your financial opportunities. Our resources can help you better understand your credit reports and scores, learn how to correct inaccuracies, and improve your credit record over time.
- Equifax isn't calling: A notice from the FTC
SEP 18, 2017
Ten things you can do to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud after the Equifax data breach. Plus, an update on the arbitration clause for Equifax’s offer of free credit monitoring.
SEP 18, 2017
If you were one of the many servicemembers and their families affected by the recent Equifax data breach it is time for you to secure your identity. Thankfully, active duty servicemembers have special tools at their disposal.
SEP 09, 2017
Millions of Americans have been impacted by the recent Equifax data breach. Whether or not your personal information has been stolen, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your credit.