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3 On Your Side: Identity Theft – We’d Rather Be Naked

There have been hundreds of data breaches this year – exposing the personal information for millions of Americans. Even so, many people still don’t take the necessary steps to protect themselves. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that there is a sharp contrast between what consumers say versus what they do when it involves safeguarding their personal information.

07/15/2015

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Even With House Sitter Home May Be At Risk

What should you consider when you hire a house sitter or ask a neighbor to look after your property?

05/27/2015

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Bill Guard App

Identity protection is more important than ever these days, second only to budgeting. And the Bill Guard app can help you with both.

03/05/2015

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Medical Identify Theft: How To Correct Errors In Your Medical Records

Prevent medical identity theft by learning how to detect, correct and protect your medical records with these simple steps.

09/12/2014

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Expert Advice For Protecting Yourself From Overseas Hackers

Protect yourself from overseas hackers with these three tips to guard you against the most common scams.

09/12/2014

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Travel Tips: How To Protect Your Identity On Vacation

You’ve spent months planning your hotel stay and travel itinerary, but if you didn’t plan to protect your identity while on vacation, your dream retreat can quickly turn into a travel nightmare.

09/12/2014

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Be Prepared: Steps To Take Immediately After Your Wallet Is Stolen

While no one plans to have their wallet to go missing, there are three critical steps you can take immediately after your wallet is lost or stolen to protect yourself from identity thieves.

09/11/2014

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

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Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

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Philadelphia Identity Theft Ringleader Sentenced To More Than 230 Months In Prison

A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 232 months in prison for aggravated identity theft, bank fraud, access device fraud, counterfeit currency fraud and conspiracy.

09/02/2014

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

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