Equifax, Military Advantage to launch military credit education center

Partnership promotes credit awareness and financial health

Atlanta - Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) and Military Advantage (www.Military.com) today announced the launch of the Military Credit Education Center, a comprehensive online resource to educate and empower military personnel to manage their credit health.

This new service, located at www.Military.com/credit, offers service members and their families tips for planning a home or auto purchase, establishing good credit and avoiding common credit problems. In addition, the Military Credit Education Center provides information to interpret credit scores, auto or home insurance scores and enables monitoring of credit reports for accuracy.

As part of the partnership, Military.com members will be offered the Credit Insightä service which includes an Equifax Credit Reportä, credit score and weekly updates to any changes in their personal credit file. The annual price for the service is $37.95, a discount from the retail price of $49.95.

"This alliance provides a great opportunity for Equifax to extend our direct to consumer services to the men and women serving our country, enabling, enlightening and empowering them to manage their credit health," said Virgil Gardaya, general manager of consumer direct at Equifax.

"Military personnel, reservists, guard members and their families deserve the peace of mind that comes with having personal finances on solid footing", said Christopher Michel, CEO of Military Advantage. "Teaming with Equifax enhances our ability to educate and empower members of the military community to better manage their credit and protect their personal information."

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About Equifax
Equifax, a 103-year-old S&P 500 company, enables and secures global commerce through its information management, marketing services, direct to consumer, commercial and authentication businesses. As a leader in information technology, Equifax serves customers across a wide range of industries including the financial services, retail, healthcare, telecommunications/utilities, brokerage, insurance and government industries. Equifax also enlightens, enables and empowers consumers to manage and protect their financial health with services offered at www.equifax.com. Equifax employs 4,800 in 12 countries and has $1.1 billion in revenue. 

About Military.com
Military.com is the nation's largest military and veteran online news and membership organization serving active duty personnel, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those considering military careers. Military.com enables Americans with military affinity to access their benefits, advance their careers, enjoy military discounts, and stay connected for life. Military.com is a business unit of Monster Worldwide Inc. More information is available at www.military.com.



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