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Identity theft steps to protect myself?

Identity theft, which occurs when someone steals your personal, medical, or financial information, is a growing problem. In fact, in 2014 alone, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recorded 332,646 identity theft complaints, up slightly from 2013. The FTC estimates that the cost associated with identity theft is just a bit higher than one billion dollars per year, an average of more than $2,000 per incident. Continue reading