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The Equifax Breach and Dealing with Identity Theft and Credit Scores

On Behalf of | Oct 13, 2017 | Consumer Protection

Tune into CAN TV’s “Credit Talk” to hear from SmithMarco’s very own attorney, Larry Smith. He discusses a variety of credit-related topics, one of them most notably being the recent Equifax data breach. Learn how you can spot red flags in your credit report that may suggest that you’ve been a potential victim of the hack, as well as next steps to dispute these inaccuracies.

In addition to the Equifax breach, Smith talks about identity theft and how to catch it early, how to deal with merged files with those who have the same or similar names, how to maintain a good credit score and what goes into it, and what a credit freeze is and some problems you may run into if you decide to freeze it.

Watch the entire “Credit Talk” segment below!