If you remember, just three years ago (it seems like forever to many of us), Equifax was hit with a massive data breach that exposed sensitive financial information for over 145 million people. The company eventually settled lawsuits and promised payments to everyone affected, which led to a very simple promise: Those affected would get a $125 check.
Unfortunately, nothing is that simple. If you know you were affected by the Equifax breach (you should have received notification about this some time ago, but there’s a webpage where you can check), you may be wondering just when that check is going to arrive – unfortunately, a whole bunch of caveats apply. Continue reading to learn four things you need to know about your Equifax settlement check.