Free legal service shortlisted for two prestigious awards

Pictured: Department of Law and Criminology students Elliot Books (left) and Olivia Rookes (right) with Dr Ola Olusanya, Senior Lecturer at the Department and one of the founders of the Aberystwyth University Family Legal Clinic.

A free legal advice service provided by the Department of Law and Criminology at Aberystwyth University and award winning law firm Emma Williams Family Law has been shortlisted for two awards at this year’s Law Works Pro Bono Awards.

The Aberystwyth University Family Legal Clinic, established by Dr Ola Olusanya, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Law and Criminology with support from Aberystwyth University alumni, has been […] Read more

Canadian Consumer Debt Surpasses $2 Trillion as Demand for New Credit Escalates Despite Covid-19 Concerns

As a result of Canada’s housing market continuing to make strong gains despite less than ideal economic conditions, as well as an increased demand for new vehicles among Canadians, consumer debt spiked by 3.8% in the third quarter relative to last year’s levels.

According to the latest quarterly consumer credit conditions report published by Equifax Canada, consumer debt among Canadians rose to $2.041 trillion in the third quarter, which amounts to a 3.8% increase compared to third quarter 2019. In the meantime, overall average consumer debt is up by 3.3%, to $74,897 in the same period. The sudden rise in […] Read more

View Your Free FICO Score for all 3 Credit Bureaus

There are lots of free credit scores floating around, but most of them are not the true FICO score that lenders subscribe to and use as part of their decision.

However FICO is working to change that by allowing banks and credit unions to give you free ongoing access to the real score they use to make lending decisions as long as you are an account holder.

One of the easiest ways for anyone to get their free FICO score is via the Discover Credit Scorecard. You do not need to be a customer of Discover – anyone can register and get […] Read more

Jones Myers clinches prestigious family law award.

‘Northern powerhouse’ l to r back row partner Andrew Fox, director Richard Peaker with l to r front row partners Kate Banerjee and Nicki Mitchell.

Jones Myers has scooped a high-profile Family Law Firm of the Year North award and been applauded as a ‘Northern powerhouse’.

Celebrating excellence in family law, the Family Law awards – spearheaded by Lexis Nexis – took the form of a virtual event attended by representatives from family practices, barristers’ chambers and sponsors across the country.

Peter Jones, who founded Jones Myers as the first family law firm of its kind in Leeds in 1992, said: “We are […] Read more

Equifax Inc. (EFX) Rises 1.31% for November 30

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Equifax Inc. is a Equifax is one of the leading credit bureaus in the United States, providing the consumer information that is the basis for granting credit.

Last Price
$ 166.90

Last Trade

Nov/30 – 16:00

Change
$ 2.16

Change Percent
1.31 %

Open
$ 165.33

Prev Close
$ 164.74

High
$ 167.95

low
$ 165.06

52 Week High
$ 181.76

52 Week Low
$ 103.02

Market Cap
20,302,209,190

PE Ratio
6.93

Volume
1,117,092

Exchange
NYE

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Among the biggest risers on the S&P 500 on Monday November 30 was Equifax Inc. ($EFX), popping some 1.31% to a price of $166.90 a share with
some 1.12 million shares trading hands.

Starting the day trading at $165.33, Equifax Inc. reached an intraday high […] Read more

How to Access 28 Score Types

Credit monitoring services can provide you with an easy way to track your personal information (including your credit card and social security numbers) so you can know if it’s been compromised. Many of these services also keep you up-to-date on changes to your credit score. But most only track one type of score, when in reality there are dozens you might want to know about.

That’s why FICO credit monitoring stands out. Customers receive access to 28 versions of their FICO Score, which means they can know the most accurate scores before applying for a credit card, auto loan and/or mortgage.

FICO […] Read more

Is Equifax Inc. (EFX) The Right Choice in Consulting Services?

Equifax Inc. (EFX) is near the top in its industry group according to InvestorsObserver. EFX gets an overall rating of 59. That means it scores higher than 59 percent of stocks. Equifax Inc. gets a 75 rank in the Consulting Services industry. Consulting Services is number 62 out of 148 industries.

EFX has an Overall Score of 59. Find out what this means to you and get the rest of the rankings on EFX!

What do These Ratings Mean?

Searching for the best stocks to invest in can be difficult. There are thousands of options and it can be confusing on what […] Read more

What is a credit freeze? – Savings Corner Presented by Coosa Valley Credit Union

You may have heard of people having their credit frozen, but what does it mean? Freezing your credit with all three major credit bureaus is a security measure you can take to prevent credit fraud, identity theft and safeguard your information from data breaches or someone gaining access to your credit report without your permission. Sometimes called a security freeze, a credit freeze is a free tool that allows you to restrict access to your credit report, which in turn makes it more difficult for identity thieves to open new accounts in your name.

To freeze your credit, you’ll need to […] Read more

MIT Technology Review Hosts Inaugural CyberSecure Conference Dec 2-3, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MIT Technology Review’s December 2-3 virtual conference—called CyberSecure—offers practical guidance on how your organization can respond to a cyber-breach, and how you can prevent such intrusions from happening in the first place.

In two consecutive half-days featuring experts at the forefront of risk management and data security, CyberSecure combines the authoritative, influential, and trustworthy journalism that MIT Technology Review is known for with a virtual, attendee-centric experience. CyberSecure bridges the gap between the in-person experience and digital events by allowing attendees to engage with speakers, MIT Technology Review editors, and each other through […] Read more