One of the easiest ways for a criminal to steal your identity is by gaining access to your credit cards.
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Entries for the ‘Personal Identity’ Category
Every time you apply for credit, you are inviting creditors to review you based on your credit report (create link to credit report post). Assuming you are serious about your financial position, you have already received your free credit report from Annual Credit Report.
Continuing to build your financial empire includes cleaning up your credit report. Even the little things can and will effect your credit score so why not make sure everything is accurate. Once you’ve reviewed your report, if you find something suspect, dispute it!!
As I have said in previous posts, I am a victim of ID Theft. This reality is a hard one to accept and in order to deal with it you need a little persistence and you have to be very aware of all of your accounts.
If you know that your identity has been stolen there [...]
Being a victim of Identity Theft, I am quite familiar with the various ways criminals go after your identity. I have been called by my bank, credit cards, and companies that I have never heard of and they all told me that someone with my name and social security number had tried to get into [...]
Knowing how to protect your identity is one of the most important ways to ensure that your financial future is secure. Identity Theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Criminals and Hackers have a variety of methods through which they can easily take on another persons’ identity and destroy their [...]