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Help For Identity Theft Victims

Identity theft is increasing at rapid pace. It’s become so prevalent that for the last twelve years it’s been the number one complaint consumers file with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). It’s no wonder the numbers of incidents are growing each year. In 2011 (the most recent year that has reporting data available), identity theft […]

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Tax Season Is Open Season For Identity Theft

Have you received an email from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)? If so, that email may be part of what’s known as a phishing scam. Phishing is when someone poses as a legitimate business or organization (like the IRS) and tries to obtain personally identifiable information from you. Why is an email from the IRS […]

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3 Unusual Unemployment Scams

Unemployment numbers are a roller coaster right now, they’re up and down every month. With so many people needing unemployment benefits it’s not surprising that unemployment scams are also on the rise. CNN Money created a list of 8 unemployment scams, and while some are expected like counterfeit checks or trying to collect benefits while […]

Protect Your Identity on Cyber Monday

Although Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, Cyber Monday is also another top contender. As more consumers realize that online shopping deals are just as good as those found it store, many people are turning their computers on early on Cyber Monday. Unfortunately as more consumers decide to do do their […]

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Tips for Using Mobile Banking Safely

The use of mobile banking has seen some growth over the past few years. According to the American Bankers Association mobile banking amongst consumers 18 to 34 is up to 15 percent. Overall 6 percent of banking is done through a mobile device and 39 percent is online whether through a PC or laptop. Online […]