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To Protect Your Privacy, Avoid Sharing These Things Online

Today | Jade Walker | Posted 07.10.2015 | Technology

It doesn't take a cyber-security expect to know that you shouldn't share your email password or Social Security number on Facebook....

It's December -- Do You Know Where Your Tax Paperwork Is?

Mark Steber | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

By having all your documents in one place, you are one step closer to filing your return. Remember my first rule of tax return time? The earlier you file, the sooner you will get your refund!

How to Keep Your Child's Identity Safe

Credit Karma | Posted 11.04.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

While a slew of data breaches have recently impacted adults, kids are actually targeted roughly 35 times more often than adults and have become the fastest growing population of identity theft victims.

Identity Thieves Target Kids as Well as Adults

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Technology
Jason Alderman

Most commonly, thieves will harvest kids' dormant Social Security numbers and use them to illegally obtain jobs or open fraudulent bank and credit accounts. Many victims don't realize there's a problem until years later, when they are turned down because of the poor credit history someone else racked up in their name.

The 5 Dumbest Credit Mistakes

Adam Levin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Adam Levin

In a world where breaches (exemplified by "Heartbleed," Target and all stripe of individual, corporate and government database compromise) and identity theft have become the third certainty in life, jealously guarding our privacy must be our individual missions.

How to Prevent Child Identity Theft Part Two: What Business Can Do

Joe Ross | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents
Joe Ross

Child identity theft is a growing problem. It is cruicial for businesses to make sure any personal information they collect for children is properly protected.

How to Prevent Child Identity Theft Part One: How Parents Can Help

Joe Ross | Posted 10.30.2013 | Parents
Joe Ross

To reduce the number of child identity theft cases, it's important for parents to get in the know. Here are a few tips for parents to help prevent child identity theft from occurring.

Teen Accused Of Stealing Identity Of White House Official | Mary Bruce | Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

A Georgia teenager is facing felony charges after investigators say he unknowingly stole the Social Security number of a senior White House official a...

Gerry Smith

Rise In Child Identity Theft Prompts Push For Solutions | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.23.2011 | Technology

"Burdened Beginnings" is a series examining the problem of child identity theft. Other stories in the series can be found here. When Jennifer Andru...

Facebook to Launch New Mandatory Social Security Number Section on Profile

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In technology news, Facebook has once again redefined the line of online privacy this week by launching a new mandatory "social security number" section on user's profiles.