Identity Theft vs Credit Card Fraud: What Are They and How to Protect Yourself

August 21st, 2018

Identity theft and credit card fraud have devastating outcomes if you’re the victim. However, many consumers don’t know the difference between the two crimes. This guide defines what identity theft and credit card fraud are and how you can protect yourself from damages. What is Identity Theft? Identity theft occurs when someone uses your identifying […]

How Your Identity is Stolen: Dumpster Diving

July 11th, 2018

Identity theft has made headlines in the recent years after news reports about consumers’ private information being vulnerable after data breaches at large companies. It can result in false debt, credit report errors, being denied credit or loan amounts, and so much more. When you first think of the phrase “identity theft,” you may picture […]

When To Hire An Attorney – Know Your Consumer Rights

May 3rd, 2018

A summarized guide to consumer laws and what to do if your rights are violated. If any of your rights listed below have been violated, it’s time to contact an attorney and start fighting for your life back. Fair Credit Reporting Act The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) protects the accuracy and privacy of your […]

Prevent Identity Theft While Traveling

March 26th, 2018

You already know what identity theft looks like. But the danger doesn’t stop when you leave town. Your identity can be even more vulnerable to theft when you’re traveling. You wouldn’t leave your front door wide open while away, so it’s just as important to lock down your personal and sensitive information when traveling. Lock […]