NextAdvisor Blog - Identity Theft Protection

8 Online Safety Tips to Protect Your Personal Data

Protect your personal data and prevent fraud with our top eight tips for online safety.
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Top Ways Credit Affects Your Everyday Life

Your credit score impacts your everyday life. Here's a look at how it's calculated, why it matters and how to improve your overall credit outlook.
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What Is Malware and How Can I Avoid It?

For anyone wondering, "What is malware?" we have the answers, as well as essential steps you can take to protect yourself from this digital threat.
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How to Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Identity Theft Scams

The rise of scams during the pandemic has cost American consumers more than $12 million. Here’s everything you need to know to avoid them.
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A Complete Guide to Freezing Your Credit

If you've been following the news on the Equifax breach, you're likely considering a credit freeze. Our guide to freezing your credit explains it all.
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Tax Deadline Moved to July: Should You Wait to File?

The tax deadline was moved to July 15, 2020, but should you wait until then to file? We explain the potential downsides of waiting to file.
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Tax Season is Here: What to Know About Tax Identity Theft

To protect you and your tax refund, we'll let you in on the most common tax identity theft methods used — and which mistakes tax identity thieves exploit.
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Are Mobile Wallets Safe?

Should you be using Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay or other mobile wallets? We help you decide and determine if mobile wallets are safe.
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How to Avoid the Most Common Scams of 2018

We look through the FTC's report on the most common scams of last year to help you protect yourself from fraud and identity theft.
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Error on Your Credit Reports? Here’s How to Report It

Finding an error on your credit reports is never ideal, but there are steps you can take to dispute it and get the error removed.
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