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2019 Identity Theft and Scam Trends: Part...

This is Part 2 of a two-part article. Read Part 1 here. It’s impossible to be 100 percent accurate when it comes ...

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2019 Identity Theft and Scam Trends: Part ...

This is Part 1 of a two-part article. Read Part 2 here. From 2017 to 2018, the U.S. population experienced an abundance ...

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The Heartbreak of Spousal Identity Theft

It's Valentine's Day and you and your spouse are enjoying a candlelit dinner at your favorite restaurant. Everything fe...

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    3 Types of Medical Identity Theft and Their Warning Signs
    Guest Post by Kayla MatthewsIdentity theft is a concept we're all familiar with. Commercials on every channel advertise services that can protect you from this type of theft and help you recover if someone steals your identit...
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    Protect Your Computer from Viruses, Hackers, and Spies
    Guest Post by Jessica Walker With increasing cybersecurity threats, security measures to protect your computer from viruses, hackers, and spies are essential. Here are some important tips that will help you secure your compu...
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    Why Millennials Are More at Risk for Fraud than Seniors
    Guest Post by Kayla Matthews When it comes to scams and identity theft, we tend to think of senior citizens, some of society’s most vulnerable, are at a higher risk. But what if that isn’t true? Identity theft is ...
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    How Much Could a Data Breach Cost Your Business?
    Guest Post by Kerry HarrisonIt seems that a day does not go by without news of a data breach. From small local businesses to the big players, like Yahoo and Home Depot, no one is immune to the threat. To understand just how d...
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    How to Avoid Identity Theft
    Guest Post by Erin Ellis While identity theft can happen to anyone, you can take steps to reduce your risk. Identity theft is the fraudulent use of an individual’s personal information for financial gain. Identity thiev...
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    A Step-By-Step Guide to Identity Theft Response
    Guest Post by Sean MessierIdentity theft can happen to anyone at any time, and for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, it may result from your own less-than-careful behaviors. Other times, you’re simply at the wrong place ...
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    What You Need to Know about Tax Identity Theft This Tax Season
    Identity theft may not be your main concern this tax season, but it definitely should be on your radar. Tax identity theft is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly.  What is tax identity theft or tax-related id...
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    Your Online Guide to Writing an Identity Theft Dispute Letter to Your Credit Bureau
    Guest Post by Nora Mork If you’ve been the victim of identity theft, this can be a very stressful and confusing time. It’s one of those things we think will never happen to us and rarely think about. When it does ...
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    How to Make Smart Choices for Your Smart Home: Part 2
    Guest Post by D. Greg Scott This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Read Part 1 here. Your new smart home may need a smarter network In part one of this article series, I suggested a few things to consider when shopping for a th...
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    How to Make Smart Choices for Your Smart Home: Part 1
    Guest Post by D. Greg Scott This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Read Part 2 here. A few years ago, a sales rep approached my wife and me at Sam’s Club with a pitch about door locks we could control from anywhere. I cou...

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