Is Identity Theft Insurance Worth It?

October 30, 2013

Given that identity theft is becoming a more common problem, it was just a matter of time before someone would come up with an insurance policy designed to protect against it. It’s called identity theft insurance, and it’s a fairly new type of coverage. What is it, and is it worth having? Here are some […]

Are You Sharing Too Much Information Online?

July 11, 2013

One of the great things about the Internet is that it’s possible to keep in touch with others. It’s easy to share what’s going on in your life, and to see what’s happening in the lives of those you care about. However, there is a possibility that you’re sharing too much information online. If you aren’t […]

Identity Guard | Identity Theft Protection Overview

November 7, 2012

Identity Guard is a company that provides identity protection services to consumers. Why Consider an Identity Protection Service? Identity theft is a big, serious business. Credit card and bank account numbers, social security numbers, and website login information are stolen every day around the globe. This sensitive data is then resold on black markets from […]

Online Savings Account Security

October 23, 2010

Online savings accounts are convenient but how do they keep your money safe online?  Most online savings accounts, whether they’re for an internet bank or online banking for your local bank, have pretty strict security standards to protect your money. Here are the things you should look for from a security perspective when choosing an […]

Identity Theft Protection Services

October 22, 2010

Identity theft protection is one of the key points during Cyber Security Awareness month and the main focus for Protect Your Identity Week. The goal is to highlight how vulnerable your identity can be, and what you can do to protect it. Some of the things you can do to protect your identity include shredding documents […]

Online Credit Card Protection

October 20, 2010

Credit card fraud is one of the most common forms of identity theft reported in the United States each year. Here are five strategies you can use to help protect and monitor your credit card number online. 1) Virtual Credit Card NumbersSome of the best credit cards for shopping online offer virtual account numbers that help you […]

Identity Theft Action Plan

October 19, 2010

If you’re a victim of identity theft or think you might be here’s a checklist of actions to take to help contain any damage caused by the identity theft. But before we get started let me suggest you devise a solid organizational plan for all of the paperwork and correspondence you are about to process. […]

Identity Theft Protection Week

October 18, 2010

Identity theft costs individuals and companies millions of dollars each year but if you haven’t been a victim then it’s probably not something you think about that often. Unfortunately even if you haven’t been a direct victim, the costs of identity theft are often passed onto you by the companies that end up footing the […]

Preventing College Student Identity Theft

August 25, 2009

Identity theft probably isn’t the primary concern of most college students heading off to school this fall, however, college campuses can be big targets of identity theft.  With so many people living together in such close quarters it can be a hot spot for thieves and dishonest students to take advantage of other unsuspecting students. […]

Credit Card Identity Theft In Action (Maybe)

March 5, 2009

Credit card fraud isn’t a new experience for me, I’ve had people steal my credit card number and spend hundreds of dollars on it before.  Cleaning up the mess was a major pain, which is why I groaned when I recently received the letter below from Bank of America’s Global Consumer Fraud Prevention department: “We […]

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