Disposing of Important PapersThis page is about disposing of important papers. Protecting your personal data is important. There are a number of ways to destroy documents that you no longer need to keep.
My Debit Card Was Stolen and Used Online?I have recently had my credit/debit card number stolen and used online. Between May 27-31st over $1000.00 of charges were made. I was alerted to this by a letter from my bank saying that I was .32 cents overdrawn.
Avoiding Telephone ScamsIt is important to be cautious of anyone contacting you via telephone. There are many criminals who use fraudulent tricks to get personal information, which can result in identity theft or credit card fraud. This is a page about avoiding telephone scams.
Protecting Personal InformationThis is a page about protecting personal information. Protecting your personal information is critical to reducing the risk of identity theft. By implementing a few simple practices you can help combat this escalating crime.
What to Do if You Lose Your Purse or WalletThis is a page about what to do if you lose your purse or wallet. In the age of identity theft, losing your purse or wallet can be a frightening experience. It is important to act fast and know the proper steps to take.
Preventing Identity TheftThis is a page about preventing identity theft. Identity theft is becoming surprisingly common. There are many steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft.
No Shredder? Burn Your Personal PaperworkClearing out that pile of old bank statements, getting rid of old paystubs or old income tax forms?If you have a paper shredder, you're good to go! I don't have a shredder, but I do have a chiminey!
Major Store Identity Theft WarningSome of the accounts hacked include: TJ Max, BJ's Wholesale Club, Office Max, Barnes and Noble, Sports Authority, among others and keep a daily review of your accounts.
Shred Credit Card OffersIdentity theft is on the rise. Purchase an inexpensive paper shredder and you could save yourself a lifetime of headaches and a lot of money in the long run.