According to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), almost 50 percent of employers in the U.S….
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Identity theft happens all too frequently. A few careless mistakes with your personal information and you could be in the clutches of an ID thief. How do you prevent identity theft and fraud from happening to you? Here are 10 steps to safeguard your personal information and make sure ne’er do wells don’t snatch your credit identity.
You’ve heard it before: check your credit report. But when you get a copy of it, do you know what to look for? We give you four simple tips about what to look for and how to resolve any incorrect or problematic information.
Find out what habits those with excellent credit scores have and what you need to do to achieve your own true credit score potential.
When asking friends or family if they’ve checked their credit report, it’s not uncommon to get a variety of responses. But one that’s more common than you might think is, “Nah, I messed up some things in the past. I don’t want to know.” In this case, ignorance is NOT bliss. Find out why it’s time to suppress the fear and check your credit.
Whether you are looking to refinance your home loan or simply clean up your credit, costs and payments associated with your home carry greater weight when it comes to your credit score than other types of financing. Discover at least ways five ways you can improve your credit or keep your score soaring high – and how they relate to your home.
The end of each year brings a time for reflection and renewal, and this is especially valuable when it comes to personal finance. As the year 2010 comes to a close, are you better off financially than you were on January 1 of this year? What would you like to do differently so that your finances are in better shape at the end of 2011? Here are a few things you can do by the end of the year to improve your financial position for 2011.
he holiday spirit seems to conjure up the criminal spirit too, as the holidays often see a spike in the amount of identity theft, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. With more people shopping online, the increased pool of victims seems to lure out identity thieves right along with those out for a shopping spree. Since you are at more risk during the holiday season than you are at other times of the year, take some necessary precautions to further protect your identity, your credit and your money.