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[11 Jul 2021 | One Comment | 4,172 views]
Not Filling out a Moving Form can Hurt Your Credit Score

When you move, it’s often important to report your change of address to the United States Postal Service or you risk missing important mailings like credit card and utility bills.

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[11 Jul 2021 | One Comment | 3,594 views]
Techniques for Obtaining and Exploiting Personal Information for Identity Theft

Identity theft is a form of stealing someone’s identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person’s identity, typically in order to access resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person’s name. The victim of identity theft (here meaning the person whose identity has been assumed by the identity thief) can suffer adverse consequences if they are held accountable for the perpetrator’s actions.

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[24 Jun 2021 | One Comment | 4,126 views]
Will a Credit Freeze Protect my Credit File?

A credit freeze occurs when you notify a credit bureau not to release your credit history without your consent. This is an effective way to combat identity theft since a potential identity thief will not be able to see your credit history even if he has your personal identifying information.

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[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 4,951 views]
Credit Karma Scam?

So, you can get your TransUnion Credit Score for free? You can get absolutely free credit monitoring? These are services that people pay good money for and Credit Karma, a company that isn’t affiliated with any of the credit bureaus, is giving it away for free. Does this sound too good to be true or is Credit Karma a scam?