Target is now offering free credit monitoring and identity theft protection to customer’s for one-year free. The one-year offer includes a credit report, daily credit monitoring, identity theft resolution, identity theft insurance and ProtectMyID ExtendCARE, personalized assistance from a highly-trained Fraud Resolution Agent after the one-year period expires.
The United States Senate wants to put a stop to them and wants to help victims of fraud, especially elderly victims. A new anti-fraud hotline has been unveiled to make it easier for senior citizens to report suspected fraud and to receive assistance.
We ran his credit report and now the work really begins. It’s time to clean it up. There are a number of different problems with it, from fraudulent use of his name, Social Security Number, creation of a new identity using his old address and of course the big problem, unpaid items of credit, whether it was a fast cash item or credit card. “How did this happen?” he wonders.
Any consumer with debt (credit card debt, mortgages, auto loans, medical bills, etc.) can now take their complaint to CFPB.
Does your credit need a fraud alert? Find out why it does and how you can do it.
New financial services can keep you secure, or put you at risk Tech bloggers fantasize about the days when wallets will be obsolet e— all your business cards, photos, credit cards, and ID will be stored on your smartphone. While this can make your financial life more risky, it can actually be a more secure …
Every email counts. When you forward suspicious-looking emails to firstname.lastname@example.org, you help keep yourself and others safe from identity theft.
Isn’t receiving an unsolicited credit card against the many credit card laws that are meant to protect consumers? Apparently not, it is one loophole that some stores and credit card companies can use to further promote their credit card services.
Citizens who currently participate in the Medicare program have to carry around their Medicare card with them. The Medicare card has each users Social Security number printed on the card, which is obviously a major cause for concern. Luckily one Senator has seen the light, and they are now working towards changing this.
Is it better to go through a debt settlement company or a bankruptcy? There are arguments for both, and really it depends on your personal circumstances.