NextAdvisor Blog - Credit Monitoring

IRS Breach Numbers Nearly Triple the Original Estimate

An IRS breach initially reported in May 2015 has been investigated fully and the results indicate far more people were exposed than initially reported.
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Can I Trust the BBB?

The Better Business Bureau is everywhere online and offline, but is this consumer resource really all it's cracked up to be? Find out more about the BBB.
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6 Identity Theft Lessons 2015 Taught Us

An awful lot happened in the world of personal security in 2015, and we can take many identity theft lessons from the incidents this year into the next.
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Should I Put a Credit Freeze on My Credit Reports?

Identity theft seems almost inevitable these days, so many people are wondering how to best protect themselves. Is a credit freeze a good idea?
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Watch Out for Zombie Debt Collection Scams

Debt collectors are annoying, but some are predatory. Phantom debt collection scams are on the rise, so keep reading to find out how to unmask them.
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5 Signs You May Be Falling for an Online Job Scam

Are online job scams on the rise? Read about different scams you may encounter and learn tips that will help prevent you from falling victim to a job scam.
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Your Love Life and Your Credit Scores: They’re More Related Than You Think

You may not realize it, but your love life and your credit scores have an effect on each other. Learn what your credit scores mean for your chance at love.
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1 Billion Data Records Stolen in 2014: What This Means for You

As part of its annual report, the security firm Gemalto discovered that 1 billion data records were stolen in 2014. See how this impacts you.
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