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PREVENT IDENTITY THEFT TIP: DON’T STORE PERSONAL INFO IN YOUR CAR

Did you know that car breaks in may lead to identity theft?  You can prevent identity theft by not storing personal identifying information in your car.  Texas car burglaries are a big problem for consumers and may lead to identity theft.  In 2015, over 67,000 cars were broken into or stolen.  Dallas averaged almost 12,000 incidents [...]

GETTING YOUR FREE CREDIT REPORT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT STEP IN PREVENTING ID THEFT

The most important thing people can do to protect themselves from identity theft is to obtain their credit reports regularly, Argina Layne told the Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum at its recent meeting. "Your credit score is the most important thing to you to protect yourself," she said. "Check your reports - stay on top of [...]