9 money moves to make before the year ends

With the weather cooling and Halloween decorations springing up everywhere you look, the calendar is turning to its fourth and final quarter of 2022. That leaves you just three months to finish...

: How to save $50,000 over your lifetime

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion recently announced free weekly credit checks through 2023.

Rental company notifying customers whose info was exposed in data breach

U-Haul is notifying customers whose names, birthdates and driver's license numbers were compromised in a data breach. On July 12, the moving and storage company identified two unique passwords...

Tips for navigating a recession

The U.S. economy shrank by 1.6% from January to March and fell by another 0.9% in the period from April to June. Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and services produced in the...

Equifax credit score error class action lawsuit investigation

Millions of potential borrowers may have been affected by inaccurate credit scores in the spring of 2022. If you were affected, you may qualify to join a class action investigation. A coding issue...

The Human Cost: Equifax’s credit score errors added $154 to Florida woman’s monthly car loan payment, lawsuit alleges

Nydia Jenkins' lawyers are seeking class-action status for the lawsuit. Jenkins had a loan pre-approval in January that would have resulted in an estimated $350 monthly car payment. A Toyota...

Has the Equifax credit report error affected you? Here's how to find out

Between March 17 and April 6, the company sent out millions of incorrect credit scores for consumers. Yet Equifax said that less than 300,000 customers had their credit scores change by 25 points...

Personal Finance Daily: Equifax’s credit score errors added $154 to Florida woman’s monthly car loan payment,...

The lawsuit against Equifax comes at a time of hot inflation and rising rates for car loans, credit cards and mortgages. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.99% as of August 4, according to...

Equifax coding error caused millions of inaccurate credit scores. How to know if you are affected

Coding issue at Equifax resulted in the company providing inaccurate consumer credit scores. Some scores were wrong by enough to have impacted a bank or other lender's decision on your application...

Equifax sued over erroneous credit scores sent for "millions" of Americans

Lawsuit filed Wednesday seeks class-action status. Nydia Jenkins says Equifax's error landed her with a substantially pricier car loan. Equifax sent out incorrect credit scores for millions of...

How to find out if the Equifax credit score error affected you

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Equifax admits it issued wrong credit scores

Equifax is blaming a coding issue for issuing wrong credit scores. Millions of consumers were issued the wrong scores when Equifax was migrating its servers to a new cloud system. The company says...

Equifax issued wrong credit scores for millions of consumers

Equifax sent lenders incorrect credit scores for millions of consumers this spring. The errors were significant enough that some would-be borrowers may have been wrongfully denied credit. Shares...

Equifax sent lenders inaccurate credit scores on millions of U.S. consumers

The inaccurate scores were sent from mid-March through early April, people said. The company began disclosing the errors to lenders in May, they said. Equifax said it has since fixed the error,...

Equifax CEO’s reward amid report of inaccurate credit scores: a ‘special’ $25 million stock award

The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Equifax sent inaccurate credit reports. Equifax issued a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showing that its chief executive, Mark...

Equifax issued wrong credit scores for "millions" of customers, report says

Equifax sent out incorrect credit scores for millions of customers applying for home and auto loans, the Wall Street Journal reported. Some scores changed by as much as 20 points in either...

Equifax Sent Lenders Inaccurate Credit Scores on Millions of Consumers

Equifax sent erroneous scores on people applying for auto loans, mortgages and credit cards. The scores were sent to banks and nonbank lenders big and small, people said. The errors occurred...

Full list of Americans who will have their medical debt wiped and credit score increase as big change..

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It could be the difference between an approval and denial’: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion remove fully-paid...

Paid medical debt is rolling off consumer credit reports in an overhaul. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are dropping the fully-paid debts from reports. It's now going to take a year, instead of...

Credit report change: People could see higher credit scores starting July 1

The country’s three largest credit reporting firms – Equifax, Experian and TransUnion – will stop including medical debt that went to collections on credit reports after it has been paid. It...

In One Chart: Are credit card delinquencies high? Deutsche Bank explains why it matters how they are tracked

Concerns that the U.S. economycould be heading for a recession mount as inflation remains high and the central bank moves to tighten monetary policy. Those pressures have put renewed focus on the...

The ugly economics behind Apple's new Pay Later system

Apple's Pay Later service is built into Apple Pay and Apple Wallet. It lets users make a purchase and then pay it back in four equal installments over the course of six weeks. Apple bills the...

Most Medical Debt Is Getting Wiped From Americans' Credit Reports

Three of the country’s major credit reporting agencies announced they would soon remove most medical debt from their calculation of credit reports, along with other reforms. Medical debt is an...

3 agencies come together to erase most medical debt from credit reports

Medical debt has crippled the credit scores of millions of Americans. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion have come together to help eliminate medical debt from credit scores by up to a reported 70%....

Credit reporting agencies Equifax, Experian and TransUnion will wipe out most medical debt

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion will eliminate billions of dollars from the accounts of consumers who faced unexpected medical bills. The three firms said they made the move after months of...

Equifax, Experian, TransUnion to remove majority of medical debts from consumers' credit reports

Starting July 1, paid medical collection debt will no longer be included on consumer credit reports. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion have announced they will collectively remove nearly 70% of...

Most medical collection debt is about to fall off of consumer credit reports

Equifax, TransUnion and Experian say they will remove nearly 70 percent of the debt. Two-thirds of this type of debt is the result of one-time or short-term medical expenses. "The NCRAs are making...

FTC to Companies: Patch Log4j ASAP or Suffer Our Wrath

The Federal Trade Commission has a message for companies that aren’t taking the threat posed by log4j to heart: Patch up or lawyer up. Since its discovery in early December, the bug has forced...

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