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