We’re sure many of you are aware, one of the 3 major credit bureaus, Equifax, announced it suffered one of the most significant data breaches in the history of our country. Approximately 143 million Americans are affected and information such as Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, birth dates, addresses and credit card information was taken. Of particular significance is that most of this information is permanent for the lifetime of an individual. You can cancel a credit card but you can’t cancel your Social Security number or your birthdate.
The below links will take you to some articles that provide instructions on the steps individuals should take and the degree they are exposed.
Of course, we at Janover are here to help you in any way we can. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to us for assistance.