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Tips on How to Protect against Tax Identity Theft

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Wow, I just read where the FTC said that tax identity theft has tripled over the last few years.Identity theft occurs when someone “steals” your personal information (social security number, birth date, name, address, etc.), files a phony tax return and gets your refund. You’ll never know it until YOU file your tax returns and the IRS claims that they already have one on file from you.If y...
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Why You Need to Monitor Your Online Identity

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A recent survey confirmed that at least 70% of companies said that they have made a decision NOT to hire a job applicant based on something they found on social media sites or Google. On the other side of the coin, a higher percentage of employees are losing their jobs, based on their social media posts.It could be based on comments you’ve made about previous jobs. It could be a picture of...
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What To Do If Your Wallet Goes Missing

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Did you know that fake ID’s and stolen identity documents can be purchased on line for as little as $100?If you lose your wallet or purse, you could get lucky and hope an honest soul finds it and returns it to you!Or it may be stolen — with the intention of creating a fake ID to sell on the Internet, or using your credit cards to purchase things—both of which amounts to “identity theft.” ...
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