NextAdvisor Blog - Child Identity Theft

What to Do if Your Important Documents are Lost or Destroyed in a Disaster

Floods, tornadoes, fires, car accidents and other catastrophes can result in the loss of important documents. How do you go about replacing them?
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Filling Out Back-to-School Forms? Keep These Privacy Tips in Mind

Filling out and signing forms is a part of the new school year, but how can back-to-school forms expose your child's privacy?
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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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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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Why It’s Important to Report Identity Theft and How to Do It

You might feel angry or ashamed to discover you've been a victim of identity theft, but don't let that stop you from reporting the crime. Here's how.
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4 Groups of People Most at Risk for Identity Theft

Identity theft can touch anyone at any time, but there are some groups of people who are most at risk for identity theft. Learn who they are.
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Is Your Social Security Card Missing? Here’s What You Should Do

Was your social security card misplaced or stolen? Read this guide to learn the steps you need to take in order to protect your identity.
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The Internet of Toys: A Look at Playtime in the Era of Data Breaches

The Internet of things is extending to toys, creating what's called the Internet of toys. Find out what the Internet of toys means for your family.
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Tax Scam Hits Government Contractor: What You Can Learn from It

A contractor that provides cybersecurity protection to the federal government was hit by a W-2 tax scam. What happened and how can we all learn from it?
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Is It Possible to Catch Child Identity Theft Early?

When identity theft happens to children it's often not caught until years later. Is it possible to catch child identity theft in the act?
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