How safe is your good name? The hottest commodity on today’s
black market is not fine jewelry, fancy cars, televisions, or cell phones. It’s
you. Are you certain that someone has not already stolen your good name?
Consider these alarming facts:
- Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in
- 80 percent of Americans are concerned about identity theft.
- Ten million Americans are affected by identity theft each
- Fifty million people are at risk right now due to data being
lost, stolen, or misplaced by corporations.
Victims of identity theft express traumatic feelings of
anger, confusion, frustration, and fear, to name a few. The crime is especially
stressful because it strikes at the core of one’s reputation and financial
life. But here is the good news. You can avoid becoming a statistic! In this resource from the Financial Alert series, Ethan Pope exposes and explains the potential threats
posed by computers, the Internet, credit report scams, “phishing,” spyware,
dumpster diving, and dishonest acquaintances. He draws on his expertise in
the practical aspects of money management to teach you how to build a wall of
protection around your personal and financial data. With a little effort you
can protect your good name in an unprotected world. Download and start listening now!