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Incorrect Social Security Information Cited as Contributing to Unemployment Debacle

Many states are grappling with the unprecedented demand for unemployment compensation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it isn’t hard to believe that many of the claims remain unpaid as processing problems crop up. And in at least…

Scammers are Likely Ahead of the Curve

The Federal Trade Commission is expressing concern that, even while Congress is hammering out the details on financial relief for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic, crooks and scammers are busily plotting how they’re going to bilk unsuspecting folks out of…

The Capital One Breach…Understanding the Implications

By now, the massive security breach at Capital One is old news for many, leaving the 100 million or so affected U.S. customers to wonder what will happen next. Well, the investigations are starting, and the media pundits are aggressively…

Protecting Your Child’s Social Security Number

The consumer credit reporting agency Experian reports that the average age for identity theft involving children is 12, a statistic that can cause enormous problems for parents. In an article posted on gazette.com, reporter Katie Pelton outlines some of the warning signs that parents can…

New Medicare Cards, New Security…and New Scams

Roll-out of the new Medicare Identification Cards–the ones without Social Security Numbers–begins in April and will continue throughout the coming year. As you are most likely aware, the format changes were mandated by the passing of the Medicare Access and…

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