Credit Protection

Learn credit protection tactics to keep your finances safe and secure.

Guide to online credit card protection against online fraud

You can’t completely rule out the possibility of you being a victim of credit card and identity theft, but with some maintenance, vigilance, and additional layers of security, you can protect your credit card and your online shopping experience.

Sep 20, 2022
6 Tips for Protecting Your Financial Security and Preventing Fraud

Major security breaches have become too common of a story, with retailers and websites hacked with alarming frequency. It has become so common that it can often take a fairly egregious breach – think SONY in 2014, or Target in 2013 – for something to become a high-profile news story. Stealing and selling personal information […]

Feb 24, 2022
What is Black Market Value of Stolen Credit Card Info?

Major security breaches have become too common of a story, with retailers and websites hacked with alarming frequency. It has become so common that it can often take a fairly egregious breach – think SONY in 2014, or Target in 2013 – for something to become a high-profile news story. Stealing and selling personal information […]

Mar 10, 2018
Protect Your Child’s Identity.
How to Protect Your Child’s Identity at Every Age

Some lenders require a social security number with a clean credit history, but don’t necessarily check that the borrower’s name matches the number, so thieves can get away with using social security numbers that aren’t assigned to anyone at all. Your child’s identity can be at risk at any point in life. Children are easy […]

Mar 9, 2018
College Student Credit Scores
Did the CARD Act Really Protect College Student Credit Scores?

Before the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure or CARD Act went into effect in 2009, it was a much more common sight to see credit card companies setting up kiosks welcoming students to campus, offering swag in exchange for filling out an application for a college-affinity card. Credit cards branded with the logo and […]

Mar 6, 2018

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