Capital One Data Breach: How To Protect Your Financial Identity

We are here to help keep your credit and private information safe. With the most recent Capital One Data Breach, where more than 100 million Capital One credit card applications and accounts have been affected, we want to make sure that you are keeping your information safe.

In light of one of the biggest data breaches ever, wants to remind you of the importance as consumers to keep an eye on your credit and know the best steps to protect your financial identity.  To find out more information about the Capital One Data Breach visit CNN to learn more.

Check Your Credit for Free On A Regular Basis

You can check your credit report for free once per year at, and we urge everyone to do so. But checking your report isn’t the same as checking your score, and that leaves some questions. Should you check your credit score? How often? How and which score to check? Click here to find out more.

Credit Monitoring & Credit Scores

The purpose of credit monitoring is to offer an alarm. It serves to tell you of a problem. In most cases the alarm is simply the first step to further actions that are needed. To learn more on other warning signs that your credit may be in danger click here. We are happy to offer access to your credit scores and credit monitoring through our partner IDIQ here.

Was Your Credit Impacted?

The negative effects on your credit history may not be so easy to resolve. If you need help navigating checking or improving your credit, reach out to expert credit coaches for guidance on how to take control of your financial well-being.


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Speak to our certified Financial Coaches to review all of your options and discuss best strategies for getting out of debt.Speak to our certified Financial Coaches to review all of your options and discuss best strategies for getting out of debt.

About The Author

Melinda Opperman is an exceptional educator who lives and breathes the creation and implementation of innovative ways to motivate and educate community members and students about financial literacy. Melinda joined in 2003 and has over two decades of experience in the industry.