Credit Education 101
Website CertifiedPrivacy Protected

Most Recent Articles in Identity Theft

  • Seriousness of Identity Theft and Its Prevention

    by Janet Lacey

    Identity theft is the stealing of your identify by another person by posing as yourself. Identity thieves resort to such identity thefts to access your financial resources and/or obtain credits or receive other benefits in your name. If such an identity theft occurs, it could seriously impact your life, since … (more) September 18, 2012

  • Identity theft prevention – Protecting your identity from the outside world

    by Janet Lacey

    The identity theft has become a serious problem in the past few years. Those who don t know how to properly use their credit cards are vulnerable to all sorts of problems because there are people with solid computer knowledge who can steal your pin codes and thus, your money. Make … (more) April 27, 2012

  • Protecting from credit card identity theft

    by Janet Lacey

    Identity theft is a major credit card issue and almost all credit card holders are apprehensive about sharing their credit card details online, while online shopping. You cannot really avoid giving in your credit card number to public domain of the internet, such is the reality of today s world, like … (more) March 22, 2012

  • Identity theft and the harm it can inflict upon people

    by Janet Lacey

    Identity is incredibly valuable to people. It is a person s identity that distinguishes them from the rest and it is the person s identity that is the way they are known. There are many things that make up a person s identity. The appearance of a person is for one something that … (more) February 12, 2012

  • Avoiding identity theft when everything is lost

    by Janet Lacey

    When cardholders face the seriously unfortunate situation of losing their credit cards, debit cards, driver s license, health insurance and other important cards all at the same time due to stolen wallets containing everything, the following steps must be considered to avoid identity theft. Cardholders must first cancel their credit cards. … (more) October 25, 2011

  • How Serious is Identity Theft as a Crime

    by Janet Lacey

    It is amazing how much identity thieves can do to damage our lives. There was a very controversial identity theft case which the criminal already incurred more than $100,000 of credit card debt, obtained a federal home loan, bought homes and motorcycles and handguns in the victim s name. At that … (more) October 8, 2011

  • Identity theft via passwords and how to manage

    by Janet Lacey

    Identity thieves are known for their practice of gaining access to identity information by hacking cardholder accounts. All they need is a poorly managed password to successfully make use of your vital information in their illegal activities. Online bank websites or any kind of system that does not add a … (more) September 13, 2011

  • The way child identity theft works and what parents can do

    by Janet Lacey

    Today, almost everybody knows what identity theft in the context of credit cards is. Due to this, literatures also abound in relation to how individuals may protect themselves from the crime of identity theft. It cannot be denied however that with practices of parents getting social security numbers for their … (more) August 10, 2011

  • Owner responsibility is the key to avoiding identity theft

    by Janet Lacey

    One valuable asset that each person aims to protect is his credit. Credits in any form are important for future and current access to different types of things which are generally needed by an individual. For example, if the person wants to buy a car for business purposes, applying for … (more) January 15, 2011

  • Your Credit Report Matters and its Free!!

    by Janet Lacey

    This article discusses the importance of credit reports. Have you ever taken your credit reports for granted? Got them out of the mailbox but never really took the time to read them? If your answer is yes, then you need to change that habit. Credit reports are essential documents made … (more) November 30, 2010