Author: Eric Thurow

Oct 2

Facebook Hacked, What You Should Do

Their mission statement: “Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Facebook is by now known to millions of people across the globe as a social media networking site that also features video programming, shopping/selling marketplace, and employment listing classifieds. But if you are not aware of what Facebook is, […]
Aug 24

T-Mobile Cyber Breach Exposes Data of Nearly 2 Million Customers

Source: Zander Insurance ID Theft Solutions What Happened? On Thursday, August 23rd, T-Mobile released a statement  informing its customers that they had experienced a data breach, in which the attackers from from outside of the United States of America and gained access to only “certain information”.  The breach is said to have affected nearly 2 […]
Oct 12

FICO, Fair Isaac Corporation

FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation) is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company’s groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries. FICO was established back in 1956 by engineer Bill […]
Oct 1

What is and Why do we need Credit?

The one financial issue that is always brought forth to making a decision on any purchase, what credit card do I use?  But first, before you decide to choose that piece of plastic to slide and/or tap to make a purchase, you must truly understand what credit actually is and do you honestly need it. […]
Sep 17

Equifax Breach, What to do?

One of the nation’s four credit reporting agencies, Equifax, recently suffered a major security breach with their servers that store consumer data. There’s a high chance that you are one of the 143 million Americans who had their sensitive information compromised. Here are the specifics of the data breach according to Equifax: the actual breach […]