Buyer’s Guide Blogs – Identity Theft Protection

How Businesses Experience Identity Theft, and What to Do About It

How Businesses Experience Identity Theft, and What to Do About It

If you’ve been following us here at InHomeSafetyGuide.org, you probably feel pretty confident about the knowledge you’ve gained in regards to identity theft. After all, we make it our job to provide you with quality information so you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe! When it comes to identity theft, we’ve told you how it can affect your… Read more →

Published on November 9, 2016
no one is safe from identity theft, not even the dead

No One Is Safe from Identity Theft — Not Even the Dead

We’ve talked before about how you just can’t get away from identity theft. You could be a victim of credit card fraud. Even your children are at risk, but it gets even worse. Literally no one is safe from identity theft—not even the dead. That’s right. Not even your deceased loved ones are safe from the threatening grip of an… Read more →

Published on October 9, 2016
What James Veitch Did About Spam in His Email Inbox

What James Veitch Did About Spam in His Email Inbox

Your family inheritance fund of $4.6 million dollars. Repatriating a fund valued at $8.4 million dollars. Maany indiiduals taakke antidepressants for 6 monnths to a year or more. Then they get rid off depersison. Can you tell I took that last one straight from my junk folder? That kind of grammar sure does make me want to learn more! And… Read more →

Published on August 23, 2016
DIY Identity Theft Protection Versus Professional Services

DIY Identity Theft Protection Versus Professional Services

We’re all looking for ways to save money, which means non-essential services take a backseat. For some people, that means forgoing professional identity theft protection. Do you really need professional identity theft protection, or can you do-it-yourself? The benefits of DIY identity theft protection The biggest benefit of DIY identity theft protection has been mentioned already, and that’s the fact… Read more →

Published on June 21, 2016
Credit Card Fraud — The Most Common Form of Identity Theft

Credit Card Fraud — The Most Common Form of Identity Theft

There are a lot of ways an identity thief can use your personal information. Some are more devastating than others, while some forms of identity theft are more common. Fortunately, the most serious forms of identity theft, like filing fraudulent tax returns, don’t happen very often, but discovering there is less money in your bank account than there should be… Read more →

Published on June 4, 2016
Data Brokers and How Your Information Might Be Compromised

Data Brokers and How Your Information Might Be Compromised

Do you know what a data broker is? If you’re an average American, you probably don’t, but your life is affected by their activities every single day. Data brokers gather and store information about people, and they likely know a lot about you. They know the things you’ve bought in the past, but they also have a pretty good idea… Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
What to Do If You Discover Your Tax Refund Has Been Stolen

What to Do If You Discover Your Tax Refund Has Been Stolen

During tax season, some of us are lucky to receive a tax refund, and thieves would love to get their hands on your money. It should be no surprise then that tax identity theft is a huge problem. 1.6 million taxpayers experienced tax identity theft in 2013. That same year, the IRS paid $5.8 billion in stolen tax refunds. If… Read more →

Published on April 11, 2016
Identity Theft Continues to Be a Top Consumer Complaint in 2015

Identity Theft Continues to Be a Top Consumer Complaint in 2015

Identity theft is a huge problem in this country because there are so many ways a thief can use your information. As a matter of fact, the problem has been so invasive that identity theft has been the number one complaint among consumers for the last 15 years, according to the Annual Summary of Consumer Complaints. The good news is… Read more →

Published on April 5, 2016
How Identity Theft Can Affect Your Taxes

Reasons for How Identity Theft Can Affect Your Taxes

Even though the majority of people experience identity theft through missing funds, there are actually quite a few ways that identity thieves can use your information. One surprising way some thieves engage in identity theft is through your taxes. It sounds strange, doesn’t it? No one likes to do taxes, so why in the world would an identity thief want… Read more →

Published on March 9, 2016
Stay safe online and avoid scams with these tips

Stay Safe Online and Avoid Scams with These Tips

Scammers are good, and they’re only getting better at finding our personal information. That means you may be at risk of identity theft and not even know it! One way that scammers take advantage of our personal information is by being sly online, and with today’s ease of shopping on the internet, your most personal information is at risk. That… Read more →

Published on February 22, 2016