NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Theft Protection

What is COPPA and How Does it Protect Your Children Online?

Do you know what the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) does to protect the privacy of your kids online? Learn all about it.
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Can My Bank Account Application Be Denied?

Did you know it's possible for your bank account application to be denied? Find out how a reporting agency called ChexSystems can impact your application.
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How to Remain Safe While Shopping Online

Online shopping is convenient, but it can also be a way for scammers to take advantage of you. Can you stay safe while shopping online? We break it down.
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What to Do if You Discover Your Identity Was Stolen as a Child

Encountering evidence that your identity was stolen as a child can be a frightening experience as a young adult. Here's how to handle it.
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Are You Making These Smartphone Security Mistakes?

Smartphone security should be second nature for those of us who carry ours constantly, but surprisingly there are a common mistakes many make.
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Mixed Credit Reports and Your Identity: What You Need to Know

There are dozens of credit report errors, but none are as devastating as a mixed credit report. What are mixed credit reports? We have the breakdown.
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Is It Safe to Apply for a Credit Card Online?

You might be hesitant to apply for a credit card online out of fear that it isn't safe, but keeping a few tips in mind can ensure it's a secure experience.
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Protect Your Identity with This Limited-Time 15% LifeLock Discount

Right now, you can get a 15% LifeLock discount on all of its plans. Find out what this identity theft protection service has to offer.
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Card Skimming Has Evolved: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

What is card skimming? Read about this persistent scam by which crooks steal your payment card information, and learn how to avoid card-skimming devices.
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Why is Three-Bureau Credit Report Monitoring Important?

You've possibly heard that it's not enough to only look at one of your credit reports, but why exactly is three-bureau credit report monitoring so vital?
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