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October 10, 2017

In the 21st century, data breaches are a fact of life. Shortly after the massive Equifax breach made headlines, Yahoo announced that all of its 3 billion accounts had been hacked back in 2013. That dwarfs the 145 million consumer records exposed at Equifax. In fact, before the Yahoo announcement,…

In the 21st century, data breaches are a fact of life. Shortly after the massive Equifax breach made headlines, Yahoo announced that all of its 3 billion accounts had been hacked back in 2013. That dwarfs the 145 million consumer records exposed at Equifax. In fact, before the Yahoo announcement,…

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Equifax Breach Threatens Millions: How to Protect Yourself
September 07, 2017

If you’ve seen the news, you are probably wondering whether you’re affected by the Equifax data breach. The credit bureau just reported a cyber attack that compromised the personal information of up to 143 million consumers. According to Pamela Dixon, executive director of the World Privacy…

If you’ve seen the news, you are probably wondering whether you’re affected by the Equifax data breach. The credit bureau just reported a cyber attack that compromised the personal information of up to 143 million consumers. According to Pamela Dixon, executive director of the World Privacy…

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July 20, 2017

If you read the headlines, you probably know that identity theft reached an all-time high in 2016, and perhaps you’ve considered getting some kind of identity protection coverage. You’ve probably also seen those ads boasting that one company is so confident they can protect your identity that…

If you read the headlines, you probably know that identity theft reached an all-time high in 2016, and perhaps you’ve considered getting some kind of identity protection coverage. You’ve probably also seen those ads boasting that one company is so confident they can protect your identity that…

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July 06, 2017

Do you ever consider canceling your auto insurance or homeowner’s insurance and just take your chances that “nothing will go wrong”? Everyone wants to save a little money, but at what cost? Mortgage lenders and regulators require home and auto insurance because even though the chances of a…

Do you ever consider canceling your auto insurance or homeowner’s insurance and just take your chances that “nothing will go wrong”? Everyone wants to save a little money, but at what cost? Mortgage lenders and regulators require home and auto insurance because even though the chances of a…

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May 25, 2017

You may know that it’s important after a loved one dies to protect their identity. But what can you do before death to simplify the after-death experience for your spouse, family members or close friends? For advice on forming trusts, creating a will, naming a power of attorney, filling out…

You may know that it’s important after a loved one dies to protect their identity. But what can you do before death to simplify the after-death experience for your spouse, family members or close friends? For advice on forming trusts, creating a will, naming a power of attorney, filling out…

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Can You Avoid Identity Theft Scams?
April 20, 2017

If you purchase identity protection, you might think it will prevent you from being a victim of an identity theft scam. But as you’ll see, the reality is more complicated. Identity theft protection is often a wise investment—but don’t let it fool you into a false sense of security. First, it…

If you purchase identity protection, you might think it will prevent you from being a victim of an identity theft scam. But as you’ll see, the reality is more complicated. Identity theft protection is often a wise investment—but don’t let it fool you into a false sense of security. First, it…

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A True Story of Identity Theft
January 15, 2017

Nicole* is a MyIDCare member in Oregon. Identity theft halfway across the country put her own living situation in jeopardy. When she found her way to MyIDCare, she finally found someone who was on her side. This is her story. “I first realized something was wrong when I started getting automated…

Nicole* is a MyIDCare member in Oregon. Identity theft halfway across the country put her own living situation in jeopardy. When she found her way to MyIDCare, she finally found someone who was on her side. This is her story. “I first realized something was wrong when I started getting automated…

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October 16, 2016

Like every adult who’s ever had a credit card, you probably know that you have a credit score that businesses can check to see if you’re a good financial risk. If you regularly request your credit report, which you can do for free once a year, you get an A+ for practicing good identity hygiene.…

Like every adult who’s ever had a credit card, you probably know that you have a credit score that businesses can check to see if you’re a good financial risk. If you regularly request your credit report, which you can do for free once a year, you get an A+ for practicing good identity hygiene.…

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