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  1. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hi. I am needing info as to what type of identity theft protection dh and I should buy. My mother is bipolar and is showing signs of heading for another huge manic episode. In the past she has gone on huge spending sprees that included flying all over the country, buying cars and wrecking...
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I'm not sure what this means or how to deal with this. Last year or so I got a statement in the mail saying Discover card denied her. She was only sixteen and has never applied for any credit. I really didn't think to much about it then.... Tonight I get a letter and over a 2k check addressed...
  3. News you can use
    Fraud, identity theft grow at ATMs It's easy for crooks to rip you off at the cash machine, especially if you're not paying attention. And your PIN won't offer the protection you might assume it would.
  4. News you can use
    3 ways your identity can be exploited Credit trouble and financial pain aren't the only symptoms of ID theft. Thieves can exploit the lives of others in many ways.
  5. News you can use
    True (and not so true) identity theft tales Bankrate readers (and some scammers) share their stories about identity theft.
  6. News you can use
    Identity protection: Worth paying for? Consumer advocates say LifeLock's fraud alerts and other services are a waste of money, pointing out that it's quick and easy to do the same things yourself for free.
  7. News you can use
    ATMs play bigger role in identity theft Fraudsters have returned to ATMs in force as a favorite fishing hole for that prize catch: your debit card.
  8. News you can use
    Identity theft through a lifetime ID theft can happen to anyone at any stage of life, but the easiest targets are children as well as young adults who expose themselves more to risks.
  9. News you can use
    Hire identity theft help or do-it-yourself Want to reduce the risk of becoming the next victim? You can hire identity theft protection services or take measures to help yourself.
  10. News you can use
    Most Americans worry about identity theft Roughly 80 percent of consumers are concerned about ID theft, and many avoid online banking and shopping because of it.
  11. News you can use
    Protecting your identity In our 14th installment on Financial Literacy, Bankrate offers sound advice on how to protect your computer, your finances and your family.
  12. Financial hardship
    My husband just called me and said that he had our banker check his credit report. Turns out that someone with the same name (that we also casually know) has stolen his identity! There is a mortgage that is WAAAAAAY delinquint along with a couple of personal loans. We've got a list of all...
  13. Support
    A man standing in line at a check out counter of a grocery store was very surprised when a very attractive woman behind him said, "Hello!" Her face was beaming. He gave her that "who are you look," and couldn't remember ever having seen her before. Then, noticing his look, she figured she had...
  14. General Chat
    http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/Banking/FinancialPrivacy/P116528.asp?GT1=6631&Rating=10&PageID=116528#Rating
  15. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Have you or anyone you know been a victim? I'm wondering if it's worth it to pay for that insurance (which like all insurance isn't really that cheap). I think privacy guard is $119./yr. but they send you reports when someone checks your credit or there is out of the ordinary activity.....you...
  16. General Chat
    Scams and COnsumer Alerts Lots of good info, I thought http://www.idtheftcenter.org/alerts.shtml
  17. Simple Living
    I've been thinking.... As many of you know, I have a very intense family, especially with my ds Daniel. My 2 other older sons also keep me busy. When things don't go like I wish(which is often-*sigh*), I get depressed and sad. I then start to feel worthless as a mother. I know deep-down...
  18. Leisure & Media Arts
    Whooeey! Great movie. I LOVED it, and trust me...even though you'll think you've got it all figured out...YOU DON'T!
  19. Leisure & Media Arts
    I like Matt Damon and I enjoyed this movie. It has an overall dullness to it, but it's not boring. There are parts that made me jump and the plot was interesting enough to keep my attention. The ending was a bit disappointing to me, but not surprising. The movie is based on a trilogy of books...
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