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Protect Your Financial Identity

Identity theft is a growing problem. You should consider taking a few steps in order to protect your identity when you shop online or even in person. I personally have had some things happen in the past happen to me where little pieces of my personal information were stolen, and yet a world of damage was done. Even the smallest amount of information can be a gold mine to someone who knows what they are doing with it. Thankfully, none of the damage that was created by this horrible stranger was long lasting, but it still was a pain to deal with. ...
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7 Tips To Avoid Identity Theft

If your identity is stolen it can wreak havoc on your credit report, your credit score and your financial life. Take a few precautions to avoid identity theft. Make sure that you practice safe banking, safe computing, and safe business practices. 1) Keep all of your account numbers and PIN numbers safe. Cover your account and PIN numbers when using debit at the store or especially at an ATM and refuse to give your PIN number to anyone. Avoid writing down your PIN and account numbers – you never know when this information could fall into the wrong ...
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How To Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft is becoming more and more of a problem every single day. While there is no 100% sure way of preventing identity theft, there are things that you can do to safeguard yourself. Here is what you should be doing: Don’t bring everything with you. One thing that I see too often is people carrying all important documents with them. If you don’t need something, then leave it at home! This includes: a passport, social security card, credit cards that you don’t use all the time, and more. If you’re not going to use the ...
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Any New “Number” For Credit Repair Is A Scam

The latest credit repair and identity theft scam to hit the Internet is companies selling “dormant” or unused Social Security numbers as a way to establish a new credit file. And they’re not calling them Social Security Numbers but rather “CPN’s” for credit profile, credit protection or credit privacy numbers. Since most babies are now given SSN’s at the hospital when they are born, there are now millions of kids that have a dormant Social Security Number. The buyer of the SSN or CPN applied for credit with the number and a new ...
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