2FD 047: Understanding Your Credit Report

Were you impacted by the recent Equifax cybersecurity breach?

There are many reasons to monitor your credit report, which is free and entitled to you. Looking at your credit report and understanding how your credit score is calculated is very important in identifying fraud attempts or finding where your credit is negatively impacted.

Your choices around credit will have an impact outside of just getting loans and could impact your ability to get insurance, renting and even getting a job. CHA-CHING!

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Discussion Points

  • How does the recent Equifax cybersecurity breach affect you?
  • What you are entitled to from the Equifax breach.
  • Understanding your credit report and the difference between your credit score.
  • How to get your free credit report, with no strings attached.
  • How to get some basic free credit monitoring.
  • The factors that go into a credit score.
  • Where credit is used throughout your life.
  • Freezing/Locking your credit.
  • Frugal Tip of The Week: The fastest, cheapest way to fry and egg.

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