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Posts in ‘Personal Protection’

Selfies, Texting and Tweets: Teaching Responsibility with Smartphones

Aug 26

Selfies, Texting and Tweets:  Teaching Responsibility with Smartphones In the world of smartphones, it's imperative to protect children from possible danger. Learn which topics you should discuss to keep a child safe.

Fact Versus Fiction: Ensuring Your Safety Against a Data Breach

Jul 30

Fact Versus Fiction: Ensuring Your Safety Against a Data Breach With recent high profile data breaches, are you protecting your information online? Learn the facts about storing your data in cyberspace.

Typo Squatters and Synthetic ID Thieves: Who They Are and How to Spot ‘Em

Jul 15

Typo Squatters and Synthetic ID Thieves: Who They Are and How to Spot ‘Em Identity thieves are using fake URLs and other clever ways to steal your identity. Protect your information from their schemes.

Travel Smart: Avoiding ID Theft On-the-go

Jul 01

Travel Smart: Avoiding ID Theft On-the-go Planning a trip? Taking precautions can minimize your risk of identity theft. Find out how to protect yourself while out and about.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Golden Years

Jun 10

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Golden Years Protect what you've earned! Stay savvy to senior scams to enjoy the fruits of your labor in your golden years.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Earning Years

Jun 03

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Earning Years Coming into your own can make you a prime target for identity thieves. Learn how to keep your identity safe in your earning years.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Young Adult

May 20

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Young Adult Young adulthood brings challenges to financial security. Secure your personal information as you step out on your own for the first time.

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Childhood

May 06

Infographic: Life Stages and Exposure – Childhood Protecting the identities of minors is crucial to their financial security. Learn how to secure their identity for a strong foundation.

The Virtual Money Belt: Keeping Financial Information Safe in Your Mobile Wallet

Apr 22

The Virtual Money Belt: Keeping Financial Information Safe in Your Mobile Wallet Using a mobile wallet is convenient, but don't sacrifice security for convenience. Learn how to take extra measures to ensure your mobile security.

An Inconvenient Convenience: Protecting Yourself at the ATM

Apr 08

An Inconvenient Convenience: Protecting Yourself at the ATM Be aware of your surroundings every time you bank at an ATM. Make sure you bank smart and are taking steps to protect your information.