Category: Identity Theft

6 Tips To Deter Identity Theft

Are you worried about identity theft? Have you been taking any steps to help reduce your risk of being a victim of identity theft? Ask anyone that has been victimized by this serious crime and they will tell you the trouble it can cause. Not only can your credit be destroyed but it will likely […] continue reading

TJX Security Breach

For those that may not have already heard, TJX Cos. (parent company of retailers such as Marshalls and TJ Maxx) has disclosed that they have had a security breach and customer data has been stolen. Apparently the system that was breached included information on credit and debit transactions, as well as checks and merchandise returns. […] continue reading

Stupid Investment of the Week

Over at MarketWatch.com, Chuck Jaffe has an article that identity theft insurance is his stupid investment of the week. To be honest with you, purchasing identity theft insurance is something that I have never really even thought of doing and the article explains a few reasons why this insurance is not the best choice in […] continue reading

Tips to Protect Yourself from Phishing Scams

Are you familiar with the term phishing? This article will introduce you to the danger of phishing and provide a few tips that will help protect you from becoming a victim of a phishing scam. Phishing is the use of spam email messages that appear to originate from legitimate businesses that one might have a […] continue reading