Identity Theft: Are Freelancers Ready?

The world of online connectivity has changed our lives in many, many ways. In the work world, businesses are changing how they seek out and hire new employees, and individuals are leaving the typical nine-to-five workday behind in order to set their own schedules.

It’s Random Act of Kindness Week!

The concept of random acts of kindness has grown from a nice idea into a cultural movement over the past decade, and there is even an official celebration of these small gestures. The idea is that we all benefit when we go the extra mile, and that “paying it forward” easily becomes a viral worldwide movement. After all, doing something small may make a world of difference to a complete stranger.

Mail Theft Old School Way To Steal Your Info

Around the holidays, law enforcement agencies often field an uptick in reports of mail theft.

How’s that New Year’s Resolution Coming?

Remember way back when—about a month ago!—when you were challenged with the ultimate New Year’s resolution?

Know the Warning Signs of Tax Identity Theft

Tax identity theft is a growing problem for a number of reasons.

I Have Bad Credit…Why Would an Identity Thief Bother?!

There’s a pervasive myth that having bad credit or even no credit means an identity thief won’t waste his time on you. It’s a common question from victims who reach out to the Identity Theft Resource Center: “I never thought someone would go after my identity with credit like mine. What can they possibly want with it?” 

It’s Tax Time…5 Quick Tips to Stay Safe Out There

Filing your taxes is probably pretty low on your list of favorite activities, wedged somewhere between dentist appointments and changing a tire on the side of the road. But it’s not really the arduous chore it used to be. New advancements in how we file have made the process a little less painful, but have also left the door wide open for hackers, scammers, and identity thieves.

 

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