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Equifax launches its credit locking app and extends free credit freezes through June

Today was supposed to be the deadline for Equifax's free credit freeze offering, but the company has decided to extend the service to consumers for another five months. Now, Equifax customers can requ

Measuring Your Financial Health Beyond The Credit Score

The credit score has become a ubiquitous way to assess someone’s credit-worthiness. It is used in a host of underwriting decisions and background checks, from mortgages to auto to business loans, ap

Uncovering Data For Credit Worthiness Earns DemystData $5 Million

In the modern, credit-rating-dominated world having little or no credit history -- what the financial services industry calls a "thin file" -- makes life much, much harder. It creates a vicious cycle,

Credit Karma Launches Free Credit Monitoring, Enrolls 100,000 Users In A Day

<a href="">Credit Karma</a>, the online service for keeping track of your credit score, has launched a new feature: free credit monitoring. Within the first day of its exist