Equifax

Equifax Inc. is a consumer credit reporting agency in the United States, considered one of the three largest American credit agencies along with Experian and TransUnion. Founded in 1899, Equifax is the oldest of the three agencies and gathers and maintains information on over 400 million credit holders worldwide. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Equifax is a global service provider with US $1.5 billion in annual revenue and 7,000+ employees in 14 countries. Equifax is listed on the NYSE.
Posts about Equifax
  • Fraud alert, freeze or lock after Equifax?

    … After the Equifax breach, clients and friends have been coming to us with questions. Some people are considering placing a fraud alert on their credit file. Others are thinking about freezing or locking their credit files to help prevent identity thieves from opening new accounts in their name. Here are some FAQs to help you think through your…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • Equifax proves case against forced arbitration

    … disputes over the monitoring out of court. It also includes a waiver of the right to enter into a class-action lawsuit. This shields TrustedID Premier from legal exposure, instead relying on a process that’s very favorable to corporate interests. At first the arbitration clause was a non-negotiable feature of the contract. Now Equifax says you can…

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 15 readers -
  • The Equifax Data Breach

    … By: Robert J. Nahoum Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said, “The Equifax breach potentially exposed sensitive personal information for over eight million New Yorkers. Equifax, one of the nation’s top credit reporting agencies, recently reported that the private data of roughly 143 million Americans had been compromised due a security hack…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 16 readers -
  • Steps to Take After Your Bankruptcy Discharge

    … order will be your first line of defense. If any creditor contacts you in the future, be sure to send them a copy of your discharge. Send a Copy to the Credit Bureaus Second, it is a good idea to send a copy of your bankruptcy discharge to each of the three credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax, and Transunion). When you receive a discharge in bankruptcy…

    Nick Gajewski/ Bond and Botes- 32 readers -
  • How to Properly Fix Your Credit Report from ANY Error

    … them only in writing from annualcreditreport.com and use the mail in form available at that site to obtain the credit reports from all three credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian and Trans Union). The form to get all 3 credit reports is located here. Attach a copy of your driver’s license and utility or other bill that ties you…

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 31 readers -
  • Is the American Dream Possible After Bankruptcy?

    …-bankruptcy too. She contacted in writing all three credit bureaus—TransUnion, Experian and Equifax to make sure all the debts that were discharged in her bankruptcy were correctly reported. She completed all the paperwork to get pre-approved to buy her first home and was approved! She then got to find the perfect house for her and her family. I cannot…

    Gail Donaldson/ Bond and Botes- 25 readers -
  • How to Fix a Credit Report AFTER a Bankruptcy Filing

    … credit reports. Get them only in writing from annualcreditreport.com and use the mail in form available at that site to obtain the credit reports from all three credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian and Trans Union). The form to get all 3 credit reports is located here. Attach a copy of your driver’s license and utility or other bill that ties…

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 73 readers -
  • How to Properly Fix Your Credit Report Errors

    … your credit reports. Get them only in writing from annualcreditreport.com and use the mail-in form available here to obtain the credit reports from all three credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian and Trans Union). The form to get all 3 credit reports is located here. Attach a copy of your driver’s license and utility or other bill that ties…

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 37 readers -
  • How To Repair Your Credit After Bankruptcy

    … these organizations and straighten things out on your own. Watch Your Credit Score If you have gone through bankruptcy proceedings, you must monitor your credit rating carefully. Take a close look at reports from Experian, Equifax and TransUnion in search of inaccurate, erroneous or missing information. It is imperative that these reports correctly…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 34 readers -
  • Debt Solutions Explained

    … People on websites like Avvo.com often ask questions about companies offering ‘debt consolidation,’ ‘debt management,’ ‘credit repair’ or ‘debt settlement.’ These questions are asked so frequently that I am writing this blog to share helpful information. Both consumers and companies use many of these terms interchangeably. Each term, however…

    Dove Bankruptcy Law- 37 readers -