If you think identity theft is someone stealing your credit card and buying a new pair of shoes, think again. People’s lives get torn apart when their identity is stolen. In some cases, it takes years to make it right again.
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The Equifax hack is a nightmare for more than 143 MILLION Americans whose data was stolen. More than HALF of America is at risk now that their personal information is “out there”. Driver’s license numbers… social security numbers… dates of birth… current and former addresses… employment history… income data… lists of creditors… The risk goes way beyond just someone using your name to take on fraudulent lines...
Identity theft reports always rise during the holidays. Why? We are busy, distracted, and often caught up in a spirit of kindness and generosity. We let our guard down just a little… and that is all they need. Here are 6 recommendations to help you keep your identity safe this holiday season: