Category: Identity Theft

Dealing With Identity Theft

About 10 percent of Americans over the age of 16 are victims of identity theft every year. There is a strong possibility that, at some point, your identity will be stolen. While everyone hopes it will never happen to them, it’s always best to be prepared. Here are the essential steps to take if your […]

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Protect Yourself from Credit Repair Scams

Every day, companies promise consumers who have poor credit histories that, for a fee, they will clean up their credit report so they can get a car loan, a home mortgage, insurance or even a job. The truth is, these companies cannot deliver an improved credit report using the tactics they promote. It’s illegal to […]

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Reduce Risk of Identity Theft

Every year, millions of Americans fall victim to identity theft, costing consumers billions of dollars in stolen money and lost time. But, by taking the proper precautions, you can help reduce the risk of having your personal information compromised. Don’t hand out personal information Though obvious, don’t publicly share your basic information, including on social […]

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