Sep 26, 2017

Identity Theft – Freeze your Credit

Placing a freeze on your account is an extreme step and might not be necessary, especially if you don't know for sure that you're personal information was compromised or stolen.Continue

Sep 26, 2017

Identity Theft – Sign up for Credit Monitoring Services

According to the FTC, monitoring services usually alert you when a company checks your credit history, a new loan or credit card is opened in your name, a creditor says a payment is late, or if public records show you've filed for bankruptcy.Continue

Sep 26, 2017

Identity Theft – Keep an Eye on your Bank Accounts & Credit Card Statements

Go through all your bank, credit card, and retirement, as well as your brokerage accounts to look for any suspicious activity.  In many cases, theftContinue

Sep 26, 2017

Identity Theft – Setup a FREE Fraud Alert

According to the federal FTC website, "Ask 1 of the 3 credit reporting companies to put a fraud alert on your credit report. They must tell the other 2 companies. An initial fraud ...

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Sep 26, 2017

Identity Theft – Check your Free Credit Report

Your credit matters.  Credit reports affect your mortgage rates, credit card approvals, apartment requests, or even your job application.  Reviewing your credit reports helps you catch signs of identity theft.  Request a copy of your free credit report...

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Sep 6, 2017

Ohio is Ranked 2nd Cheapest States for Car Insurance: 2017

Each year Insure.com publishes their study that compares car insurance rates by state.   Different factors impact your rates, including the driver's age, driving record, credit score (Insurance Financial Score), and where you live.  State laws also has...

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