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ID Theft: Lessons And Protection Measures
Updated: Oct 7, 2013 by jenniemartin  |  9 comments  |  Financial News

From Bnakrate.com/Boston.com: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/c...-theft.asp Another worth-read to protect against ID Theft (SHRED). BTW, I notice read more

Secure Credit Card
Updated: Jul 25, 2013 by zandroG  |  2 comments  |  Bank Reviews

If you are looking to rebuild your credit don’t go with their secure credit card, this company was a pain in my ass when it came to refunding money read more

Woman Tries To Report Credit Card Fraud, Almost Gets Arrested
Updated: Jul 22, 2013 by amyjk5  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

From the Consumerist: Imagine how fun it must be to have your credit card stolen and then be accused of being a thief yourself. Oh, you're right, that read more

They Stole My Identity!
Updated: Jul 22, 2013 by amyjk5  |  1 comment  |  Bank Reviews

I opened an account at a branch in Franklin, TN and 4 weeks later I started recieving letters demanding payment for pay day loans.  The loan groups read more

Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft
Updated: Jul 19, 2013 by joymali  |  5 comments  |  Financial News

From USA Today Not all that long ago, many of us thought we only had to watch our credit cards to avoid identity theft. But ID theft scams are all read more

Credit Card Data Protection
Updated: Jul 13, 2013 by 51hh  |  10 comments  |  Financial News

From Bankrate.com: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/c...data-1.asp Common-sense risk reduction measures that worth repeating: "1. Set up mobile read more

Getting Your Credit Score For Free
Updated: Jun 14, 2013 by amyjk5  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

From the Dallas Morning News: Under federal rules that took effect Saturday, creditors must notify consumers when their credit report has been used to read more

Protect Your Retirement From Scams
Updated: Jun 14, 2013 by amyjk5  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

From MarketWatch there seems to be an increasing number of high and not-so-high profile advisers and brokers who are taking advantage of those who are read more

Kiplinger: How To Protect Your Identity
Updated: Jun 7, 2013 by 51hh  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

This collection of Kiplinger's identity theft advice seems to offer some useful tips. These articles look like they might be most useful: How to Get read more

Credit Monitoring
Updated: May 24, 2013 by lou  |  2 comments  |  Ask The Community

Why should you opt for credit monitoring?

Credit Card: Declined
Posted: May 21, 2013 by 51hh  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

From Bankrate.com (and Boston.com): http://www.bankrate.com/finance/c...ined-1.asp Other reasons: 1. Credit card company does not like your charging read more

Help If Your Credit Card Is Lost Or Stolen
Updated: May 17, 2013 by amyjk5  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

If you have several credit cards and debit cards, it's useful to have a list of the cards with the phone numbers and account numbers. This Bankrate tool read more

Identity Theft
Updated: May 10, 2013 by joymali  |  3 comments  |  Miscellaneous

What are the primary causes of Identity Theft

Credit Freeze Is Best Protection Against Identity Theft
Updated: May 10, 2013 by amyjk5  |  5 comments  |  Financial News

From Clark Howard show notes: When it comes to full-blown identity theft, only by doing a credit freeze can you protect yourself from the havoc a criminal read more

How To Avoid ID Theft During Tax Season
Updated: May 10, 2013 by amyjk5  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

From Boston.com/Scambook.com: How to avoid identity theft, from Scambook - Personal finance - Boston.com Useful and timely reminders for tax season, read more

How To Reduce Your Risk To Identity Theft
Updated: May 10, 2013 by amyjk5  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

From CreditRanker.com   Several steps can help you reduce the possibility of having your identity stolen Buy A Shredder – You can read more

Credit Card Fraud Protection Tips
Updated: Apr 26, 2013 by amyjk5  |  1 comment  |  Financial News

One nice thing about credit cards as compared to debit cards is that credit cards are inherently safer from both a regulation point-of-view and from how read more

Retirement Planning
Updated: Apr 26, 2013 by amyjk5  |  2 comments  |  Financial News

Although slighted dated, still a good common-sense article for retirement planning (from Boston.com): Retiring soon? Do the math - Business - read more

ID Theft Prevention Tip: Don't Hold Up Your Medicare ID Card To TV Cameras
Updated: Apr 26, 2013 by amyjk5  |  6 comments  |  Financial News

From CBS News: in the midst of former President Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention, the camera cut away to an audience member read more

How Credit Card Debt Can Tarnish Your Credit Score
Posted: Feb 27, 2013 by Giants91  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

From CreditRanker.com Hurting your credit rating is probably most similar to striking a match and burning all the money on your wallet. The concept is read more

Resolving Credit Card Issues
Posted: Jan 31, 2013 by 51hh  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

From Boston.com: Chase credit card issue resolved - Consumer Alert - Boston.com I (and many others) have found that the best/quickest way to resolve read more

How To Protect Yourself Post-Security Breach
Posted: Apr 3, 2012 by Ken Tumin  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

As was reported earlier in the forum, the card processor, Global Payments, has reported that hackers may have stole up to 1.5 million credit card numbers. read more

How Closing A Credit Card Affects Your Credit Score
Posted: Nov 14, 2011 by Ken Tumin  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

From the NYT Bucks Blog Still, closing the account may still chip at his score some more, especially if it had a sizeable credit limit. That’s read more

New Resource For Identity Theft
Posted: Sep 18, 2011 by Ken Tumin  |  0 comments  |  Financial News

This website, idtheftinfo.org, looks like a good hub of info and links on identity theft. If you have considered security freezes, this page has links to read more