Q: It seems like everybody is talking about the Equifax hack. How do I know if my information was involved and what should I do about it?
A: On September 7, Equifax revealed that it had been hacked. Hackers stole personal information on 143 million people which accounts for roughly 60 percent of the adult population of the United States. If you are an adult with a financial life, you should probably assume your information was stolen. You can protect yourself by doing three simple things.