CORRECTION -- Equifax Reports Credit Card Balances Increase Year-Over-Year For The First Time In 5 Years

ATLANTA, Aug. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a press release issued earlier today by Equifax (NYSE:EFX) with the same headline, new loans and new credit year-to-date in May 2013 under the Bankcard section was incorrectly stated as four-year highs. It should be five-year highs. All other information mentioned in the original release is correct.

Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide, and uses advanced analytics and proprietary technology to create and deliver customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index.  Its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. In 2013, Equifax was named a Bloomberg BusinessWeek Top 50 company, was #3 in Fortune's Most Admired list in its category, and was named to InfoWeek 500 as well as the FinTech 100. For more information, please visit www.equifax.com .
CONTACT: Demitra Wilson         (404) 885-8907         Demitra.Wilson@equifax.com

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