The Beacon

Providing Help through the Consumer Journey

In Partnership with:

Recent Articles

Free Equifax Security Monitoring
By: Andrew Erk
FAQFYI

Free Equifax Security Monitoring

Your BBB is here to remind you it is not too late to seek help to prevent harm to your credit or even worse; suffering identity theft from the Equifax security breach that took place last year. ...

Read More

Tags: ,

That’s Not Equifax Calling You!
By: Oana Schneider

That’s Not Equifax Calling You!

If the phone rings and someone claims it’s Equifax calling you, hang up immediately. Your BBB has learned that scammers are now taking advantage of the Equifax data breach, calling people to suppos...

Read More
One in Four Credit Reports Have Wrong Information
Checking with the Credit Bureaus
By: Jason

Checking with the Credit Bureaus

Our office routinely receives calls and inquiries from consumers wanting to check their credit score. Some consumers mistake the BBB for a credit bureau and others sim...

Read More
Not Disputing Mistakes on Your Credit Report Could Cost You Money
How Much Do You Know About Credit Scores?
LivingSocial Website Hacked; 50 Million People May Be Affected
By: Jackie

LivingSocial Website Hacked; 50 Million People May Be Affected

LivingSocial, a daily deals website, was hacked recently.  Users of the site, which are said to number over 50,000,000, received an email from the company announcing t...

Read More
Things Consumers Should Know About Credit
By: Tom

Things Consumers Should Know About Credit

This morning as I was surfing the net, I came across an article which presented information about credit, credit scores, and how lenders and insurers determine risk. Read More