Identity Thefts & Scams

Jan 18, 2018

How Illinois Consumers Can Avoid Online Dating Scams that Lead to Identity Theft this Valentine’s Day

2021-01-12T22:58:21+00:00January 18th, 2018|Identity Thefts & Scams|

This Valentine’s Day, a lot of Illinois consumers will look for romance online. In fact, for a lot of singles – of all ages – in Illinois, online dating apps are the preferred means for meeting new people. Unfortunately, though, along with that special someone, scammers are out there and waiting to pounce. Knowing that [...]

Jan 8, 2018

How Pennsylvania Consumers Can Protect Themselves Against Identity Theft after Losing their Wallets

2021-01-12T22:59:46+00:00January 8th, 2018|Identity Thefts & Scams|

Lost your wallet in Pennsylvania? Don’t panic. Just follow these helpful tips on how to protect yourself against identity theft after this type of incident occurs.

Jan 5, 2018

How Minnesota Consumers Can Protect Themselves from Hackers and Identity Thieves in the New Year

2021-01-12T23:00:05+00:00January 5th, 2018|Identity Thefts & Scams|

It’s important to keep personal data safe, so here are some tips on how Minnesota consumers can protect themselves from hackers and identity thieves in the New Year.

Dec 25, 2017

Why Florida Retirees are at Such High Risk for Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft

2021-01-12T23:03:22+00:00December 25th, 2017|Identity Thefts & Scams|

In order to stay safe, it’s good for seniors and caregivers to know why Florida retirees are at such high risk for credit card fraud and identity theft.

Dec 12, 2017

How Michigan Consumers Can Avoid Falling Victim to Tax Debt Collection Call Scams

2021-01-12T23:05:33+00:00December 12th, 2017|Debt Issues, Identity Thefts & Scams|

Too many Michigan consumers have fallen victim to tax debt collection call scams. So, here are some tips to help you deal with these fraudsters.

Dec 11, 2017

How Pennsylvania Consumers Can Fight Back Against Credit Card Skimmers at Gas Stations

2021-01-12T23:05:47+00:00December 11th, 2017|Identity Thefts & Scams|

Credit card skimmers at Pennsylvania gas stations are getting more and more sophisticated. Here are a few ways that consumers can fight back.

Dec 11, 2017

A Realistic Homebuying Plan for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filers in Florida

2021-01-12T23:09:41+00:00December 11th, 2017|Bankruptcy, Credit Repair, Credit Score, Debt Issues, Identity Thefts & Scams|

Chapter 7 bankruptcy filers in Florida may wonder about future homebuying options. Luckily, post-bankruptcy homeownership is possible with a realistic plan.

Dec 8, 2017

How Surprise Bills from Ambulance Companies Create Medical Debt for California Consumers

2021-01-12T23:09:48+00:00December 8th, 2017|Bankruptcy, Credit Repair, Credit Score, Debt Issues, Identity Thefts & Scams|

California consumers with insurance are often surprised at the amount of medical debt created by surprise bills from ambulance companies.

Dec 8, 2017

Why Minnesota Consumers Should Still be Concerned About the Equifax Data Breach of 2017

2021-01-12T23:09:55+00:00December 8th, 2017|Bankruptcy, Credit Repair, Credit Score, Debt Issues, Identity Thefts & Scams|

Now that the smoke has cleared, fewer Minnesota consumers are panicked about the Equifax data breach of 2017, but they should still be concerned.

Dec 8, 2017

Common Credit Mistakes that Make Illinois Consumers Look Risky to Lenders and Creditors

2021-01-12T23:10:01+00:00December 8th, 2017|Bankruptcy, Credit Repair, Credit Score, Debt Issues, Identity Thefts & Scams|

Some credit mistakes are obvious. For example, if an Illinois consumer stops making car payments long enough for their vehicle to get repossessed, the resulting credit score drop shouldn’t come as a surprise. However, consumers in Illinois often make accidental credit mistakes that lead to lower credit scores and loan denials. Unfortunately, they may not [...]

Dec 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Consumers Should Know the Major Differences Between FICO Credit Scores and VantageScore Credit Scores

2021-01-12T23:10:11+00:00December 7th, 2017|Bankruptcy, Credit Repair, Credit Score, Debt Issues, Identity Thefts & Scams|

Pennsylvania lenders may pull FICO scores or VantageCredit credit scores, so consumers should know the major differences between these two scoring models.

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