5 Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft

According to the Bureau of Justice, a 2014 survey reported that the number of elderly victims of identity theft increased from 2.1 million in 2012 to 2.6 million in 2014. As online purchasing and credit or debit card swiping is becoming increasingly useful in today's busy world, we must all take necessary precautions to protect our finances and identities from theft. In the excerpt* below, Carolyn Dorant of The Simple Dollar shares five tips to help prevent … [Read more...]