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Identity Theft

In the online age, it’s easier than ever for your identity to be stolen. That’s why it’s essential to take measures to ensure your information is kept under lock and key. Identity theft protection plans are an affordable way to save you time, money and safety in the long run but are they worth it? Is your identity worth it?

Did Someone Steal Your Identity? How to Report Identity Theft

Person reporting ID theft on cell phone: How to Report Identity Theft

Getting bills for credit cards you never signed up for? Were you denied a loan you were sure you could get? Uh oh, looks like you may be the latest victim of identity theft! What do you do now? Try not to panic (easier said than done, we know). But your best course of action is to be armed with all the information you need about how to report identity theft and the steps you can take to lessen the blow. And take action immediately! Keep reading for our step-by-step guide if you find yourself a victim of ID theft...

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The Latest Data Breach News

Person's hand with credit card: The Latest Data Breach News

Unfortunately the news is consistently full of headlines about security and data breaches. Major retailers, credit card companies and other organizations have all fallen victim to hackers, putting millions of consumers at risk. Trying to keep up with all the latest hacks and who's affected can be overwhelming. So we've put together this comprehensive guide to help you stay on top of what's happening in the world of data breaches...

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Identity Guard Review: Protection & Insurance in One

Woman cutting credit card in half: Identity Guard Review: Protection & Insurance in One

You're buying a new TV for your house, but when you go to swipe your card the cashier tells you your card has been declined. WHAT?! You check your recent transactions and see that someone's been using your card for the past month! Your identity has been stolen and you feel like your world has been flipped upside down. This is where having Identity Guard will come in handy. Not only does IdentityGuard alert you when there is fishy stuff going on, but it also helps you recover from identity theft. Find out what else ID Guard can do for you in our Identity Guard review...

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LifeLock Reviews: Protect Your Identity Today

Uh oh, you’ve heard about the data hacks and credit card breaches – identity theft is serious business and a security threat for each and every one of us. But now it’s time for you to learn more. Our LifeLock review includes the pros, cons, key features, pricing, customer testimonials and more to help you decide if the cost of LifeLock is worth it...

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Best Identity Protection: CSID vs Lifelock vs Identity Guard and More

Lock on server: Best Identity Protection Review

Someone hacks into the doctor's office you are a patient at. They steal your name along with your social security number. Next thing you know, phone calls and mail from people you don't know are saying you owe them thousands of dollars. You try to explain yourself and say that you didn't make these charges and buy these things but all paperwork shows that you did...

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How to Know if Someone Stole Your Identity

How to Know if Someone Stole Your Identity

You've saved up for years to buy your first home, and you've found the perfect place. You couldn't be more excited -- until the floor drops out from under you. Your loan application is denied. But why? You've paid all your bills on time and established a good credit history. Come to find out, your credit report is far from stellar -- and not from your own doing. This is what identity theft can look like, and it can blindside anyone at any time. The good news is that there are warning signs you may not be aware of to know if someone has stolen your identity. And, even better, there are steps you can take to protect yourself...

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How Does Identity Theft Happen?

Data on screen: How Does Identity Theft Happen?

The news of increasing hacking attacks on merchants, health insurance sites and other businesses has most of us worried more than ever about having our identity and financial information stolen. Online identity theft is an overwhelming problem, for sure. But it's important to remember there are many ways thieves steal your identity, and the more you know, the better you can protect yourself. Identity theft can drastically rock your world, and it can take months or even years to reverse the damage done to your good name. Here, we'll explore the most common ways identity theft happens and give you recommendations on how to protect yourself...

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Do RFID Wallets Work? Blocking 21st Century Pickpocketing

Man with empty wallet: Do RFID Wallets Work? Blocking 21st Century Pickpocketing

Did you know your credit card information can be stolen out of thin air when you're doing something as simple as waiting in line at the grocery store? Today's thieves do, and they have an alarmingly easy way to electronically pickpocket you without you ever knowing. What makes this possible is RFID (radio frequency identification) technology, which is embedded in millions upon millions of credit cards. Fortunately, there are products called RFID wallets than you can use to help protect your credit or debit cards from being remotely read, but do RFID wallets work? First, we'll explain the basics behind the technology so you can understand how you're at risk...

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What is Identity Theft?

Computer screen closed: What is Identity Theft?

Cyber-criminals are taking the world by storm, hacking millions of people each year. They are taking our money, destroying our reputations and even worse, stealing our identities. How do we stop this? If you're unsure as to whether or not you need identity protection, you'll want to educate yourself with some background knowledge on the subject. Knowing the answers to these questions will help you know what you're looking for. You'll discover what the key components are to identity theft protection and what all it entails...

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How to Freeze Your Credit

Calculator with bills: How to Freeze Your Credit

Are you worried that your identity could be stolen? You're certainly not the only one. In 2014 alone, 17.6 million Americans fell victim to identity theft, and that statistic increases every year. What's the best way to protect yourself from thieves stealing your personal information and opening financial accounts in your name? Placing a credit freeze, say experts. What exactly is a credit freeze, what does it mean for your finances, and how do you freeze your credit? Keep reading to find out the answers to these questions and more...

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