Two of the three major credit bureaus misled customers about the true value of the credit scores they offer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says.
The IRS, Federal Trade Commission and Social Security Administration are taking steps to protect consumers from identity theft.
Seniors are often a target for identity theft. They tend to be less digitally aware, they trust more easily and are more civic- and family-minded.
The growth of store credit cards is outpacing that of bank-issued credit cards, Equifax reports.
A new way to measure credit scores could help people with minimal credit history.
Credit card balances increased year-over-year for the first time in five years, according to Equifax.
An Idaho man is suing Experian for not deleting an allegedly erroneous public record on his credit report.
Americans can now get their FICO credit score based on their Experian credit report at myFICO.com.
Another study shows the imperfection of credit reporting. Almost 1 in 4 encountered problems with their credit reports.
Equifax is educating consumers about identity theft through a newly launched website.