Warning Signs for Identity Theft

There are a number of clues that someone has stolen your information: You see withdrawals from your bank account that you can’t explain. You don’t get your bills or other mail. Merchants refuse your checks. Debt collectors call you about debts that aren’t yours. You find unfamiliar accounts or charges on your credit report. Medical […]

Protecting Your Credit and Identity While Holiday Shopping

Follow these tips to protect your credit and identity during this holiday season: Don’t share your private information online or over the phone. Private information includes your Social Security number, account information, PINs and passwords. Shred sensitive papers such as bank statements, unused credit card offers, and receipts before throwing them away. Keep an eye […]

Don’t let identity thieves take you for a ride

Great article from Experian.com. Read on … An Experian employee forgot to lock his car one night. It turned out to be a night when someone was trolling his neighborhood, checking car doors. If it was locked, the person moved on. finding the employee’s car door unlocked, the thief took advantage, stealing his work ID, […]

Tis the Season to Avoid Holiday Party Risks

The holidays are a time of celebration. But hosting a holiday party can come with some significant risks.