Tag: identity protection

10 Things You Should Know About Identity Theft

Identity theft is a method of stealing someone’s identity in order for an individual to access resources or procure credit under an identity that is not theirs. The victim of identity theft can experience serious consequences if they are held responsible for the thief’s criminal activities. To prevent such adverse scenarios from occurring, we discuss 10 aspects of identity…

How Frequently Should You Check Your Credit?

There are three credit bureaus that monitor your credit score: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. Federal law requires each one of these bureaus to offer you a free credit report every 12 months, upon request. For some people, this annual review of their credit is sufficient. For others, however, it is smarter to check your credit…