The things that might trigger a phone call include using the card in new places, using them more than usual, or using them in different places at or near the same time.
Does your credit need a fraud alert? Find out why it does and how you can do it.
An interview with Scott Mitic, Coded CEO and co-founder of TrustedID, a company which promotes a new kind of service in proactive identity protection. The interview also includes a discount code coupon and a review of TrustedID’s serives.
What should you do if you have been a victim of mortgage fraud of any variety? First, report it to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. What can consumers do to protect their credit? It is critical to monitor your credit report, receive regular updates, and stay informed. Immediately contact any lenders that provide information on your credit report when you discover pieces of information that are mistakes.
If you feel that your ID or credit information is too readily available, not secure enough, and you don’t have a lot of trust in the people who hold your personal Identitification, definitely read about Trusted ID. We also have a Trusted ID Promotion Code available. You should have more control over when your Digital ID and other information about you is being viewed. You should know that you can trust those who it is viewed by, and because you don’t TrustedID (and this promo) may be the service for you.
Equifax 3-in-1 credit monitoring has some nice options, including the identity theft insurance policy as well as the ability to customize your alerts. Although it’s not really clear if 3-in-1 monitoring, through Equifax or anyone else, will really provide complete access to all three credit reports, or an actual protection against Identity Theft. But this monitoring does offer the convenience of having all your credit monitoring, disputes, and insurance products in one package.
Finding out about damages to your identity and credit is just the beginning. Which is what can make identity theft insurance sucky (for lack of a better word). After that begins the time consuming and often frustrating process of repairing the damage and correcting the mistakes. . . .
This is a simple easy process, which involves very little cost to you. . . with a little effort you can save yourself money and permanent damages to your credit report. It’s well worth the effort.
I can not stress enough how important it is to monitor your credit. It is similar to receiving your savings and checking account statements each month – and you wouldn’t give those up would you?