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Secure Your ID Day
Shredding any personal papers that have your account numbers and other information is an important step to take in order to protect your identity. Here is information on how long it is recommended ...
10/11/13 at 8:59 PM More Document Shredding Events 10/16/12 at 10:01 AM
Secure Your ID Day 10/13/12 at 1:23 PM
ID questions when creating your “my Social Security” account
Q: Some of the security questions when I created a my Social Security account took me by surprise. While I expected the often seen birthdate type of question, my Social Security questions involved mor...
4/29/13 at 1:40 PM Can you change your Social Security number? 4/10/13 at 9:00 AM
Phishing - computer fraud warning 3/27/13 at 2:00 AM
Identity Theft Help
Written by Ashley Hagelin, Certified Financial Counselor and Reverse Mortgage Counselorwith LSS Nearly every day we hear about another identity theft scam or get another phishing email trying to get ...
12/11/12 at 10:31 AM
Identity Theft Protection Tips
We often hear tips about ways to protect our identity and fraudulent access to our accounts. One of the biggest threats to having your identity stolen is someone obtaining your birth date, social secu...
9/13/12 at 6:52 AM
Never buy a combi-lock! Always use one with a key!
Normally, I do not advocate for things on this column for reasons that I usually keep my thoughts and stories as neutral and interesting as possible. But this column should force many of us ...
3/20/12 at 4:30 AM
Ammann Award Results for 2011
After many entries and votes for the best historic bridges and the people who have made a difference, the Historic Bridge Month has come to a close, but not before announcing the winners of the Othmar...
12/2/11 at 4:54 AM
Cancer Facts, Federal Trade Commission and More
Do you want to find out the real cancer facts? You can call the epidemilogist in your state. If you want more general cancer facts goto the SEER Facts. There are more up to date facts with your state ...
5/22/11 at 5:06 AM Facebook Tracking 5/19/10 at 8:10 AM
Eagle Creek Hidden Pocket Travel Gear
The other day I blogged about the Rick Steves Silk Money Belt, the ultra-light, under-the-pants moneybelt and neck wallet that I like to take with me when I travel to help prevent pickpocket theft. I...
9/13/10 at 10:15 AM Rick Steves Silk Money Belt 9/10/10 at 11:46 AM
Hotel Crime ?
1 billion travelers stay at US hotels each year. Hard times and recession increase thefts by hotel staff and guests. Warnings : don't use elevators, or phone, or answer door. Hang "do not disturb...
5/19/09 at 5:58 AM