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How Safe is Your Child’s Identity?

In this day and age everyone has been taught at least a few ways to protect their identities against theft. But what about your children’s identities? Social security numbers are issued at birth and … [Read more...]

The Equifax Breach – What You Need to Know

So you’ve found out you were one of the 143 million people who were possibly compromised by the Equifax breach. What exactly does that mean and what should you do now? What it means is that hackers … [Read more...]

A New and Dangerous Form of Identity Theft

“Synthetic Identity Theft” now makes up 80% of all ID thefts in the country at this time. Never heard of it? A lot of people haven’t. What is it? A thief takes one piece of your true identity (usually … [Read more...]

Identity Theft – It’s a Matter of When Not If

No matter how well you protect yourself, chances are at some point you will become a victim of some sort of identity theft. It is virtually impossible, no matter what you do, that you will be 100% … [Read more...]

Tax Time Identity Theft

Identity theft increases by seven percent during tax season from March through June. What is the primary source of this identity theft? Your mailbox. If you use “snail mail” to pay bills or receive … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Identity Theft Ruin Your Vacation

Over 30,000 identity thefts occur each day with one quarter of these happening to people who are on vacation or traveling. Now that we are in the height of vacation travel, there are some fairly … [Read more...]

Mortgage Fraud: The Newest and Fastest Growing Form of Identity Theft

After years of hard work you have finally paid off your house. Your credit cards are paid off and the kids are off on their own. You are debt free! Then one day the Sheriff shows up on your door … [Read more...]