Playing it Safe on the Internet. Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft – Recorded Webinar

ON DEMAND - VIEW NOW: If you are reading this, you use the internet. Over the years the internet has changed how we shop, communicate and consume our news. It has affected how we manage our funds and how we manage our lives. It is an amazing tool that has changed the world. Unfortunately, it is not always safe. There...

7 Tips for Safe Holiday Online Shopping

December is National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month. Safe online shopping is especially important as we head into the holiday season. With the increase in online purchasing, how can you protect your identity and ensure safe holiday online shopping? Get Informed Identity theft occurs when someone uses...

How to Protect Your Identity from Identity Theft

Your personal information is a precious commodity and should be treated as such. It should be guarded like treasure and only shared with those you trust. Protecting your information can be the best way to defend yourself against identity theft. Defend your Social Security number Don't carry your Social Security card around...

What To Do If Your Identity Has Been Stolen: 5 Crucial Steps

If something seems amiss—strange collections calls, bills you don't recognize, a sudden drop in your credit score—you may be a victim of identity theft. Warning signs of identity theft include: unexplained accounts or debts fraudulent information on your credit report missing bills being denied credit...

Equifax data breach

On September 7, Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, announced it had suffered a major data breach sometime in late spring or early summer of this year. Approximately 143 million consumers could be impacted by the Equifax data breach, as hackers were able to tap into personal information such as names, birthdates,...

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