SOURCE: TransUnion Interactive

TransUnion Interactive

January 06, 2010 16:45 ET Launches, Hosts Massive Yoga Classes During Rush Hour

New Online Tool Helps Consumers Make Peace With Their Finances

CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Morning rush hour commuters at New York City's Grand Central Station and Chicago's Union Station received a lesson in finding calm amidst the chaos on January 5, courtesy of new financial management tool by TransUnion.

More than 150 people participated in simultaneous yoga events. While they practiced finding peace within, they also learned how to achieve financial peace with the help of ( is the first product ever to combine a consumer's credit reports and score, debt management tools and identity theft protection into one place, in a unique, at-a-glance format.

"We listened to what consumers said they needed to better take control of their finances," said Heather Schneider, education director for "They want simplicity, proactivity and control -- and that's what our new online tool provides." provides:

-- A dashboard snapshot of an individual's credit and account data,
   financial goals, and an ID theft risk assessment
-- A customized credit standing analysis
-- An ID Risk Score provides consumers with an understanding of their risk
   for identity theft
-- Personal white-glove ID restoration service provides members with
   direct access to a Case Manager who will help remove
   fraudulent information from your credit report and contact creditors to
   close fraudulent accounts and credit bureaus to add fraud alerts

More information and a free trial are available now at


Through a suite of easy-to-use tools, tips and resources, helps consumers gain better control of their finances and guides them to making peace with their money. offers credit reports, a credit score and grade, identity theft protection and a summary of debt accounts, all designed to awaken members to their financial situation and provide them with the wisdom to achieve their financial goals. is a direct-to-consumer product of Chicago-based TransUnion Interactive, a subsidiary of TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information management which maintains credit histories on an estimated 500 million consumers across the globe.

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