Recent Identity Theft Statistics


Despite all of the attention given to the risks and dangers of identity theft, it appears that honest consumers remain a target for scammers. In fact, the number of identity fraud victims has increased for the second year in a row. The recent Identity Fraud Survey Report, recently published by Javelin … Continue reading...

Should You Invest in a Credit Monitoring Service?

Identity Theft

The world has become fast moving and technologically advanced beyond our wildest dreams. While this makes many tasks incredibly easy. It also introduces new risks into our lives. Ten years ago we couldn’t pay our bills online, check our bank accounts from our phones or transfer money between accounts with the … Continue reading...

Nine Things to Do When Someone’s Stolen Your Wallet or Purse


Imagine you reach for your wallet only to find that it’s gone. Panic hits, right? All of your information is in your wallet. You do a quick mental search, trying to figure out when you last had it. Did someone steal it? Did you set it down and forget it? And then reality hits, it doesn’t matter how it was … Continue reading...

What Is Identity Theft?


Identity theft is a crime. In fact, it’s a growing crime. Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information to commit fraud. They can get a job with your name. They can apply for a loan with your name. They can and most commonly do apply for credit cards in your name. Thieves commit […]

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Comparing the Major Identity Theft Protection Services

Card Security

If you’ve decided to take control of your financial identity and protect yourself against identity fraud and theft, you may have considered signing up with a service that makes it easier to protect yourself. You could do most of the protection work yourself, but it would cost you a lot of time, and it may […]

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The Most Common Causes of Identity Theft and How to Protect Yourself

Protect Your Identity

Identity theft is on the rise. Over the past three years, in fact, it has risen to affect more than eleven million people. The numbers are staggering. You might think it’s almost inevitable that you become a victim too. However knowing how thieves obtain your information is a great first step in protecting yourself. What […]

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