May 14, 2020

Money Mondays: Consumers Who Filed a Claim for the Equifax Settlement May Not Get $125

This post is by Bernie Carr,   A few weeks ago, I shared some information about the Equifax breach settlement. Since then new requirements have been announced for anyone who filed a claim. According to USA Today, “Originally, consumers were told they could receive free credit monitoring for 10 years or up to $125. But on July 31, the FTC warned that the payouts would be “nowhere near the $125 they could have gotten if there hadn’t been such […]

Money Mondays: How to Get $125 if You Were a Victim of the Equifax Data Breach

This post is by Bernie Carr, Back in September 2017, credit bureau Equifax announced that a data breach exposed the personal information of 147 million people, according the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you were one of the 147 million affected, you could be owed $125 or free credit monitoring services, thanks to the efforts of the attorney general’s offices from 50 states, the FTC and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  Close to two years since the breach, a […]

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