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Safeguarding Your Credit Following Equifax Breach

The majority of people couldn’t miss the news that Equifax which is among the three USA credit checking authorities, which encountered a critical security breach at the beginning of this year. Hackers managed to access private information which entails information such as Social Security numbers, addresses, birth dates and more which belonged to 143 million Americans. That implies almost 50% of the country was possibly exposed to private information which is applied to credit & loan decisions.

In the realization of such kind of huge security breach, you can find a way of protecting yourself. There are various ways via which you can protect your financial history from theft or fraud. You can use safeguarding companies such as Freedom Financial to ensure your details are secured from hackers.

Registering for free credit monitoring & protection. Until November 21, you can sign up on the same site for one year free services of protection. You will get a duplicate of your Equifax credit report and the capacity to put a stop on your Equifax report. With the freeze, creditors are not able to view your credit information through Equifax.

Consider putting a credit freeze with other credit bureaus. Majority of creditors does not give new credit without initially checking on your credit. Putting a credit freeze is like inserting your credit cards inside the bowl of water within the freezer. No one can apply for your credit until you “defrost” it. Thus, with a credit freeze, creditors are not able to view your credit history.

Survey your credit reports. Ensure you check your bank & credit card accounts often for unlawful practices. Don’t wait to get your monthly statement, but rather you can be checking your daily or weekly discrepancies. Scammers normally text the process with unusual amounts before conducting the illegal transactions. You can take the first step to secure your credit information today.

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Yeonmi Park Builds Platform With Her Novel

The release on of the best selling novel, “In Order to Survive” by Yeonmi Park is exactly what you think that it is. The core of the novel is based on her unimaginable survival in North Korea. There is a point where she really would have to get down to her lowest point and continue to pick herself back up. There is a harsh time of starvation and cruel conditions. It is a tearjerker of a novel, and some people cannot put it down. Others – that hold the title of critics – cannot seem to stop criticizing the book. They want to say that the book is not completely true. Yeonmi Park fires at the critics as reported by NK by building a platform. She is urging others defectors to rise up and escape the harsh conditions.
Many consider Park to be a champion for those that are still experiencing such a harsh fate. She shows many people that they can rise up and move up beyond all of this. It doesn’t matter if they have experienced harshness for a long time. There is still a chance to move beyond all of this. On the Reasons website Park has shown that she is really interested in becoming a voice for all that have been silenced. Everyone has not been so lucky to make it out alive. Yeonmi, however, has had the strength to survive.

Some critics have called her a celebrity defector, but Yeomi knows the truth. She tells people that they do not have to get stuck with believing what the critics say. Her story is her story to tell. She doesn’t need anyone to analyze the account of her life down through the years.

It is good to see how Park has made Youtube as her platform that can withstand the wrath of the critics. The critics that have tried to put a damper on book sales by questioning her recount of events, but Park has held strong. She has eliminated the need to doubt by continuing to speak in public. There was no need to ponder the story because Park continues to keep eyes on North Korea defectors.