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Identity Theft Protection

Senior Identity Theft Is On The Rise: How to Protect Yourself

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
NextAdvisor.com

In the past, people in their 20's have reported the most identity theft complaints to the FTC. However, in the past three years, there has been a shift from 20-somethings to people ages 50 and older.

Do Identity Theft Protection Services Work?

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

ID theft protection services cannot actually protect you from getting your identity stolen. That's not how they work. They do not take preemptive measures to protect you from having your identity stolen.

Consumer Reports Got It Dangerously Wrong on Identity Theft

Adam Levin | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business
Adam Levin

These risks are very real. Identity theft continues to morph and evolve in complexity and gains even greater traction with more organized criminal enterprises as their crime of choice. So you can imagine my frustration when I read the article in Consumer Reports.

Protecting Your Identity As Cyber-Attacks Become More Frequent and Sophisticated

Ken Lin | Posted 01.12.2013 | Money
Ken Lin

Remember: No one can completely protect themselves from identity theft, but taking these steps can help you catch red flags before there is major damage to your credit and finances.

Credit Card Breach: It Can Happen to Anyone, Do You Know What to Do?

Adrian Nazari | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money
Adrian Nazari

Thieves are smart and may lay low and wait months, or even years before using the data they've stolen, and could hit you when you least expect it.

6 Easy Ways to Deter Identity Theft

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

Identity theft has more far-reaching consequences than simply tarnishing our name; it can cause the financial system to turn on us by saddling us with debt that we did not incur! Here are six easy ways to deter identity theft.

What NOT to Keep in Your Wallet

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
M. Lin

One thousand wallets and purses are stolen every two minutes in America. So before you leave the house, read this list of what NOT to keep in your wallet.

How Is All This Hacking Affecting My Identity?

Robert Siciliano | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

No matter how you slice it, your information is at risk, whether it's on your own PC or some other computer or database somewhere.