As if it wasn't bad enough that Equifax has suffered one of the most significant data breaches in history, exposing millions of people to potential identity theft, they've gone and made a blundered of the situation again.
As pointed out by John Oliver on Last Week Tonight, Equifax created a website where potential victims of the data breach could check if they were one of the people compromised. The issue is the domain they went with has one major flaw with it.
Checking your credit score.
Maybe its something you've overheard a coworker talking about on a lunch break, or perhaps you've seen an ad the other night on tv mention a thing or two about your credit score. You know it's something essential to stay on top of, just like visiting the dentist regularly, it's just something you haven't had a chance to get around to... until today that is!
So you're ready to sit down and finally build a monthly budget! Well, let's grab a pen and paper, and pull out all your bank statements so we can balance your chequebook...
Thankfully this isn't the 80's or 90's, and we have a great solution like Mint available to get us up and running with a budget in just a few minutes!
Today we're pleased to share with the internet, My Modern Money!
We built My Modern Money to help our readers reach their financial goals, no matter what stage their finances are at right now, as well as a place to raise awareness around how you can protect your online identity, and avoid potential scams found on the internet.
2017 has seen some significant events; here's a quick refresh of some of the headlines we've seen this year.