April 27, 2015
Each month seems to bring news of another major security breach, whether at Blue Cross, Anthem, Target or Home Depot. One big concern is the use of SSN to apply for credit in your name. Did you know that you can put a freeze on your credit with the three bureaus and it will prevent someone from taking on debt in your name? Reports are that it can be a hassle to get the freeze removed, but you might be able to sleep better at night knowing that this protection is in place.
According to the commission's online claims process, those whose personal information was exposed can opt for 10 years of free credit monitoring, which breaks down as follows: Four years via the three major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion) and six years specifically through Equifax.
With all the tax law changes this year, be sure that you are getting your just deductions in the coming tax season. That is, qualifying deductions that fall under the Child and Dependent Care Credit. According to tax giant and trusted resource Intuit, here’s the skinny…
These days, we seem to have endless articles on IT security while traveling, but far fewer on physical safety. Because summer can be big travel months for many businesses, we put together the following list of tips to help keep you safe while away from home.