Identity theft can occur to anyone - at its core, it involves the perpetrator masquerading as someone else in order to steal money or access other personal details.
Credit can be a useful tool in handling expenses and supporting cash flow, but it is important businesses exercise caution to properly manage it.
The allure of an interest-free deal is understandably strong, but like any form of credit, it always comes with terms and conditions, so it's important to do your research.
Our My Credit Alert service credit alerts are delivered to you via email. There is no need to log in to manage your details.
If you have an annual subscription to the My Credit Alert service, your alerts will be sent to the email address you supplied when you signed up for the service.
If you would like to change the email address for your alerts, please contact us or call 13 8332.
Or you can login at the Equifax site to manage your annual subscription to any of these Equifax personal credit and identity products:
Sometimes it's obvious when you've made a mistake and damaged your credit file, but other times it isn't. Could you have accidentally harmed your file?
New research has indicated that Australians are paying off their credit cards faster than they are accruing in new transactions.