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How to Replace Vital Documents that are Lost or Stolen

Jim T. Miller | Posted 05.09.2016 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you tell me how to go about replacing important lost documents? My wife and I recently downsized to a retirement community, an...

How to Protect Your Medicare Card from Identity Theft

Jim T. Miller | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

I just turned 65 and got my Medicare card. I see that the ID number on my card is the same as my Social Security number, and on the back of the card it says I need to carry it with me at all times. What can I do to protect myself from identify theft if my purse and Medicare card get stolen?

Hail to the Thief: Clinton Speech B-Roll Opens Door to ID Theft

Adam Levin | Posted 11.08.2012 | Technology
Adam Levin

A brief flash of TV footage underscores a huge problem for all card-carrying Medicare recipients: they are sitting targets for identity theft. We need a paradigm shift in the way we see identify theft: the ultimate guardian of the consumer is the consumer.

Gaffe At DNC Puts Woman's Identity At Risk | Posted 09.10.2012 | Money Wednesday night, in the midst of former President Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention, the camera cut away to a...