Category archives: Identity Theft Protection

Equifax Data Breach: What To Do Next

Identity Theft Protection

Equifax Data Breach: What To Do Next

by on Sept. 15, 2017

In case you didn’t know, roughly half of the US population was affected by a security breach in one of the major credit reporting agencies, Equifax. That’s 143 million people who had their information compromised! If you live in South Carolina (2012 data breach—3.6 million affected), shop at Target (2013—40...
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Equifax Data Breach: What To Do Next

by on Sept. 15, 2017

In case you didn’t know, roughly half of the US population was affected by a security breach in one of the major credit reporting agencies, Equifax. That’s 143 million people who had their information compromised! If you live in South Carolina (2012 data breach—3.6 million affected), shop at Target (2013—40...
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Equifax Data Breach: What To Do Next
Passwords Are Like Keys—Always Have a Spare in a Safe Place

Estate Planning, Identity Theft Protection

Passwords Are Like Keys—Always Have a Spare in a Safe Place

by on March 4, 2016

According to several studies, the numbers “123456” and the word “password” are the two most commonly used passwords.  My guess is that the “bad guys” know this, so what passwords do you think they will enter first when they are trying to steal your “stuff”?! You have, no doubt, heard...
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Passwords Are Like Keys—Always Have a Spare in a Safe Place

by on March 4, 2016

According to several studies, the numbers “123456” and the word “password” are the two most commonly used passwords.  My guess is that the “bad guys” know this, so what passwords do you think they will enter first when they are trying to steal your “stuff”?! You have, no doubt, heard...
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Passwords Are Like Keys—Always Have a Spare in a Safe Place
Protect Yourself from Fraud: Five things an IRS agent will NOT do over the phone

Identity Theft Protection

Protect Yourself from Fraud: Five things an IRS agent will NOT do over the phone

by on Feb. 13, 2015

The phone rings and the caller ID flashes "Internal Revenue Service." For good reason, you are scared to death! You slowly pick up the phone, only to find your worst nightmare has come true. The caller claims to be an IRS agent and not only do you owe a huge...
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Protect Yourself from Fraud: Five things an IRS agent will NOT do over the phone

by on Feb. 13, 2015

The phone rings and the caller ID flashes "Internal Revenue Service." For good reason, you are scared to death! You slowly pick up the phone, only to find your worst nightmare has come true. The caller claims to be an IRS agent and not only do you owe a huge...
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Protect Yourself from Fraud: Five things an IRS agent will NOT do over the phone

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