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Equifax Promises A New Lifetime Service, As New Leader Offers An Apology

Stephen Leifer - Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Equifax is promising consumers new control over access to their personal credit data — for free, and for life — as interim CEO Paulino do Rego Barros Jr. apologized to people affected by the company's recent data breach. He said the company had failed to live up to expectations. "On behalf of Equifax, I want to express my sincere and total apology," Barros wrote in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal (https://www.wsj.com/articles/on-behalf-of-equifax-im-sorry-1506547253 ..

Things You Didn’t Know about Equifax

Stephen Leifer - Monday, August 15, 2016
Many consumers have heard of Equifax. However, there are a few little known facts that most consumers are not aware of about them. Equifax was established in 1898 by two brothers, Cator and Guy Woolford. Cator was first introduced to credit reporting when he worked for a grocer. He compiled a list of customers for the Retail Grocer’s Association with indications of their creditworthiness. It was not long before he started to sell the book with this information and ..