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Identity theft and online scams are becoming more prevalent. As a result, consumers need to remain vigilant of the personal information shared and stored via online accounts.
Identity theft criminals are always crafting new ways to tap into the financial resources of others. That's not going to change, even with a COVID vaccine. Earlier this year, my husband received a letter regarding an unemployment claim filed in his name.
Nine million Americans are victims of identity theft each year, are you one of them? Find out which online activity creates the highest risk for identity theft and what you can do to protect yourself and your data.
Is your child’s identity at risk? That might sound like a crazy question, but young children are prime targets for identity theft. We’ve outlined how children’s identities can be stolen, warning signs to look for, and what you should do if you find out your child has become a victim.
The popularity of mobile payment apps is on the rise, and it’s never been easier and more convenient to repay that friend or co-worker you owe money. But with that convenience also comes some risk. If you’re using an app to complete a peer-to-peer transaction, are you sure your personal information is secure and private?
Gone are the days of standing in never-ending lines at the Social Security office! With an account on the my Social Security site, a plethora of information is at your fingertips. We’ve highlighted the perks here.
Are you a victim of the Equifax hack? Here’s what happened and what you should do if your information was compromised.
You can now prevent unauthorized access to your consumer credit reports. This is one way to limit the fraudulent activities resulting from identity ...