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Is My Social Security Number Safe When Requesting Credit Reports?
Mar 6, 2014 - Q: I want to see my credit report, but I am worried about entering my social security number online to do so. How do I know whether my personal information is secure or not? A: This is a good question, and it's great that you are giving extra thought to the safety of your identity [...]
National Consumer Protection Week: 5 'Musts' For Safeguarding Your Identity
Mar 3, 2014 - It's National Consumer Protection Week, and we're providing tips on how consumers can protect their identity in every aspect of their lives. This week is an annual event that's coordinated by the Federal Trade Commission with the goal to encourage consumers to take advantage of their rights and h...
Get Comfortable With Your Finances
Feb 27, 2014 - According to a new health study from Wells Fargo, nearly half of Americans say the most challenging topic to discuss with others is personal finances, rather than other touchy subjects such as death, politics and religion. The survey also pointed out that one-third of Americans say they are more ...
Why Having Multiple Credit Cards Is Good For Your Credit
Feb 26, 2014 - Contrary to popular belief, having more than one credit card is actually beneficial to your credit health. One of the most important factors in determining your credit score is your credit utilization ratio, pictured on the right. In fact, it makes up 30% of your credit score. The lower your cred...
Check Your Credit Report in Case of a Store Breach
Feb 18, 2014 - It seems like store data breaches are the norm these days. Neiman Marcus, Michaels and the huge late-November Target data breach are among the retail giants taken advantage of by hackers. The Target data breach affected 110 million shoppers and, alarmingly, a single email may have led to the brea...
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