Half of all Americans could have had their sensitive data compromised by a security breach at the credit reporting agency Equifax. William Brangham joins John Yang to discuss what happened and what consumers should do to safeguard their credit.
By PBS NewsHour
One of the country's major credit reporting agencies said hackers had accessed the names, birth dates, addresses, Social Security numbers and, in some cases, driver's license numbers of some 143 million customers…
By Erica R. Hendry
If these misconceptions are not righted, they can hurt your score and, in turn, the credit available to you.
By Kristen Doerer
The city of Baltimore has lately seen skyrocketing foreclosure rates and slumping home prices. The housing shake-up led the city to sue its largest lender -- Wells Fargo -- over allegations that it gave black homebuyers higher loan rates than…
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