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8 Tips to Protect Yourself Against Mail Identity Theft & Fraud
Mon, 05/7/12 | 7 Comments
8 Tips to Protect Yourself Against Mail Identity Theft & Fraud

In a world where thieves mug grandmas in grocery store parking lots to steal their purses, it’s no surprise that mail identity theft and mail fraud have become very prevalent.
Stop and think for a moment …

3 Credit Card Theft Scenarios you May not have Thought of
Mon, 04/23/12 | 2 Comments
3 Credit Card Theft Scenarios you May not have Thought of

Debit or credit card theft and fraud seems like an increasingly common occurrence these days. If it happens to your credit card, in most cases you are covered.
However, it can still a very stressful experience …

I Got Burgled! 10 Tips to Avoid Theft when Traveling Abroad
Wed, 06/2/10 | 9 Comments
I Got Burgled! 10 Tips to Avoid Theft when Traveling Abroad

While traveling to other countries it is very easy for ‘opportunistic’ locals to quickly distinguish you as a target….err….tourist. While on my recent trip to Peru I became a victim of theft, even after I …

8 Personal Finance Spring Cleaning Ninja Moves
Mon, 04/12/10 | 10 Comments
8 Personal Finance Spring Cleaning Ninja Moves

Ahh…. Spring is in the air. Birds chirping, children frollicking in the park, opening day baseball, tax returns, my dog shedding clumps of hair, non-stop rain, sinus allergies…..focus, G.E., back to the positives…. flowers, ice …

FTC Cracks Down on Free Credit Report Scams with Catchy Parody Spoofs
Sun, 03/28/10 | 7 Comments
FTC Cracks Down on Free Credit Report Scams with Catchy Parody Spoofs

The FTC is finally cracking down on the ‘free credit report’ companies who lure you in with the promise of a free credit report, and then upsell and switch to paid memberships. You know the …

8 Ways to Limit Financial Loss from Theft of a Purse or Wallet
Wed, 04/8/09 | 10 Comments
8 Ways to Limit Financial Loss from Theft of a Purse or Wallet

My wife and I were on our way to visiting my parents and decided to stop by a favorite park to take a walk. The walk lasted about an hour, we left, and arrived at …


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