Freezing Credit Still the Best Way to Prevent Identity Theft

If you want to prevent identity theft, you should consider freezing your credit. Many reputable sources insist that simply monitoring your credit can help you prevent identity theft – and they’re not wrong. However, the only proven way to help prevent someone from actively stealing your identity is to freeze your credit. When placing a… [Continue]

Freeze Credit for Added Security

Identity theft is a security problem affecting millions of people every year. Data breaches continue to haunt big-name marketplaces, like Target, Yahoo, or Neiman Marcus. While these breaches are certainly aggravating for consumers, it’s important to step back and understand the different forms of data theft (and when it’s going to be legitimately costly for… [Continue]