Here are some things you can do to help protect yourself concerning the Equifax Breach.
-Go to www.equifaxsecurity2017.com to check whether you are one of the 143 million people whose data may have been compromised.
-Set fraud alerts at all three bureaus:
Experian – www.Experian.com
TransUnion – www.transunion.com
Equifax – www.equifax.com
-Monitor credit activity (www.annualcreditreport.com, etc.)
-Reset account passwords, PIN codes and other log-in credentials on financial accounts that may be vulnerable
-Establish multiple-authentication protocols for financial accounts and email, when possible
-Establish credit monitoring service through Equifax or through other service providers
-Contact your financial institution, credit card companies, etc. if you suspect fraudulent activity
*Some Information courtesy of CO-OP Financial Services.