Signs that your identity has been stolen

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Signs that your identity has been stolen

QUESTION: My next door neighbor just had his identity stolen. How can I protect myself from identity theft and what can my neighbor do to repair the damages that the identity theft created?

Pair arrested in Tulsa on federal identity theft charge

Two people have been charged in a federal criminal complaint with engaging in an identity theft conspiracy that reportedly involved the use of the names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of others to obtain credit cards, gift cards and cellph…

Personal Finance Daily: What you need to know about Social Security

The Social Security Administration itself has said that unless something is done to reform the system, it will have to reduce benefit payments to retirees within the next few decades. Find that story and more, in today’s Personal Finance Daily.

North Las Vegas Sued Over Plan To Seize Home Mortgages

A plan to leverage the city of North Las Vegas’ power of eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages and sell them back to homeowners at a lower price is seen as a financial lifeline for some desperate residents. But a federal lawsuit filed Friday aga…

2 Arrested On Identity Theft Charges In Palo Alto

Palo Alto police arrested two people on suspicion of identity theft on Monday evening, a police officer said.

Personal Finance Daily: Revising financial plans for same-sex couples

Following today’s Supreme Court ruling overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex couples might want to amend prior years? tax returns. See what else to discuss with your accountant and more, in today’s Personal Finance Daily.

Mortgage Apps Rise Even as Rates Soar

Rates on U.S. home mortgages surged to the highest level in close to two years last week.

Keep Your Identity: Medical identity theft can threaten more than just good name

All types of identity theft can be devastating, but the worst is medical identity theft. That is because medical identity theft can cost you your time, money and reputation just like the other types of identity theft.

Your Personal Finance Checklist: 8 Items Worth Thousands in Savings

Do you have these eight categories covered?        

6 questions to boost college financial aid

Paying for college isn’t as simple as it used to be.