NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Guard

Protecting Your Teens From New Social Networks like Snapchat, Instagram

[Editor's Note: The article starts below the infographic.] As teens go, so goes the rest of the world. It might sound a little insane, but teens have actually become one of the most influential age groups when it comes to popular trends. Teens spend around $208.7 billion
[Read More]

Does Identity Guard Require A Commitment?

Q: How long does Identity Guard require you to sign up for? Is it a long-term financial commitment? Also, how much will it cost for a couple? A: Great questions! Identity Guard does not require you to sign any long-term contract or make any sort of long-term commitment.
[Read More]

Federal Authorities Seize 7-Elevens In Connection To ID Theft Case

Federal authorities seized 14 franchised 7-Elevens in Long Island and Virginia and arrested nine owners and managers in connection with an identity theft case. The nine are charged with making millions of dollars by exploiting more than 50 illegal  immigrants. The owners and managers paid these employees
[Read More]

Can I Sign My Spouse Up For Identity Guard's kID Sure Program?

Q: My spouse and I share all the same bank accounts and credit cards, so I don't feel those need additional monitoring. Would I be able to sign my spouse up for Identity Guard's kID Sure?  A: No, you will not be able to sign your spouse up with
[Read More]

Sutter Health Security Breach Puts 4,500 At Risk Of Identity Theft

A Northern California-based health system, Sutter Health, announced a security breach that put patient's personal information in jeopardy of possible identity theft. Sutter released a public notice that stated police found the protected health information while conducting an unrelated investigation. The Sacramento Business Journal reported that Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies found the
[Read More]

What To Do If Your Identity Is Stolen?

Identity theft is a crime that impacts more and more people each year. In 2012 more than 12 million people were victims of identity theft — that's an increase of 13 percent from the previous year, according to a 2013 study by Javelin Strategy and Research. If you
[Read More]

Do Identity Theft Protection Services Keep My Information After I Cancel?

Q: I have been looking into possibly signing up for an identity theft protection plan, but I'm hesitant because I don't want these companies to keep my personal information when I decide to cancel. Do these identity theft protection companies delete my personal information when I cancel
[Read More]

Identity Guard Teams Up With Experian To Provide Real-Time Identity Fraud Alerts

Our top-rated identity theft protection service, Identity Guard, announced Wednesday that it partnered with Experian to make the first-to-market launch of Experian's Precise IDSM Personal Protection Alerts product available to its members. This new feature adds to Identity Guard's solid protection by providing members with identity monitoring via
[Read More]

How Easy Is It for Someone To Use Your Identity?

Have you ever thought of how easy it might be for someone to use your identity? A film by an award-winning Czech guerrilla artist group called Ztohoven proves it to be very easy to use another person's identity. The film — which is screening throughout Europe — features "Citizen K," which
[Read More]

Is Identity Theft Protection Available In All 50 States?

Q: I live in Hawaii and want to sign up for identity theft protection services. Do any of these services allow protection for people who live in Hawaii?  A: Great question! Yes, all of the identity theft protection services do offer identity theft protection in all 50
[Read More]

Disclosure: NextAdvisor.com is a consumer information site that offers free, independent reviews and ratings of online services. We receive advertising revenue from most of the services we review. Our editors thoroughly research and whenever possible test each service we review and offer their honest opinions about each one. We are independently owned and operated and all opinions expressed on this site are our own.