Consumers affected by the Equifax data breach are scrambling for ways to protect their financial lives. Some are considering Equifax's own credit-monitoring service. Others suggest freezing your credit as a better option to such services. But what does freezing your credit entail, and how easy is it to do (and undo)?
"After the Equifax Breach, Here’s How to Freeze Your Credit to Protect Your Identity" is from the September 09, 2017 The Switch section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brian Fung and narrated by Sam Scholl.