identity theft

Don't Panic: Do This If Your Identity Gets Stolen

Identity theft is a scary subject. But really, you shouldn't panic. Help is right around the corner.

3 Sneaky Ways Identity Thieves Can Access Your Data

Identity thieves are crafty. Get the jump on them by protecting yourself from these underhanded attacks on your identity — and your money.

What to Do When Your Belongings Get Stolen Abroad

Losing your belongings or having them stolen while on vacation is a nightmare, but don't panic. Here's what you need to do.

Follow These 5 Credit Card Rules When Traveling Abroad

Travel is fun, and if you budget and plan well, it's affordable. Just don't let bad credit card habits eat up all your hard won savings.

How to Spot a Credit Repair Scam

A reputable credit repair company can truly help you rebuild your credit. But beware — the scammers are out there.

5 Times You Must Freeze Your Credit Report

Freeze! Securing your credit report from fraud or other suspicious activity might save you a big headache later.

When Is It Okay to Share Your Social Security Number?

There are very few times when giving out your Sosh is a good idea. Find out when it's okay — and when it absolutely isn't.

5 Times It's Okay to Close a Credit Card

You know the drill — closing a credit card can damage your credit score. But sometimes, it might be the right move.

8 Things You Must Immediately Do After Losing Your Smartphone

Lost your smartphone? Don't panic and follow these steps to protect your data, your privacy, and your money.

Is Credit Monitoring Ever Worth It?

Fraud alert, identity theft protection… do you actually need all these costly credit card add-ons? Consider the free alternatives instead.

The Comprehensive Guide to Identity Theft: Everything You Need to Know

Here is everything you need to know about identity theft and how to prevent it.

Identity Theft Prevention

Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and what to do if you're a victim.

The World's 4 Biggest Credit Card Scams

Credit card scammers never rest. Learn about four of the most notorious credit card scams — and what you can do to protect you and your credit.

11 Terrifying Things That Can Happen When Someone Steals Your Phone (And How You Can Protect It)

Your smartphone is stuffed with piles of personal data, which means the loss of a smartphone really… smarts. Take steps to protect it.

Keep Your Credit Card Safe While Shopping Online

Whether you're doing holiday shopping or just making an everyday purchase, follow these steps to keep your credit card information safe.

5 Things to Never Keep in Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can cost you a lot more than your cash...especially if you keep these five things in it. Learn what to remove to protect yourself.

How to Choose a Better Password

Hey, want to have your email and bank accounts broken into? No? Then avoid being the victim of identify theft by fortifying your password with these tips.

Google Yourself Challenge: How Much Can People Learn About You Online?

What can stalkers and crooks learn about you online? Find out before it's too late.

Warning: The Internet May Be Dangerous to Your Wealth

The Internet has created lots of new opportunities, especially for scam artists and fraudsters. Here's a look at several new strains and how you can protect yourself from them.

10 Scams to Avoid in 2011

Most of us work hard for our money, and last year, scammers worked hard to take it away from us. Here are last year's top scams and how to avoid them.