Category: Identity Theft

7 Travel Tips for Your Money and Identity

Keep Your Financial Life From Taking an Unplanned Detour While Traveling Travelers and tourists are a dream for thieves. They’re typically carrying plenty of cash and valuables. They often have smartphones full of personal information. And, they can easily get caught up in the sights and forget to be aware of their surroundings. While the threat of losing money, jewelry or a camera is bad... Read Article

How Much Does Home Insurance Cost?

6 Factors That May Impact Your Homeowners Insurance Rates This post is part of a series of insurance blogs on Safeco.com showcasing the expertise of independent insurance agents and aimed at helping you understand important insurance coverages and issues. A 2010 oceanfront home in Florida and a 1910 farmhouse in Ohio – they need different insurance coverage, so they’re going to have different insurance costs.... Read Article

How to Protect Yourself from Package Theft and ID Fraud

There are several key times each year when people spend time shopping in stores and online for the perfect gifts for their loved ones, or themselves. While it is easy to get caught up in the fun of it all, it is important to remember that with increased purchasing comes heightened risk of theft. Thieves on the prowl throughout the holiday and tax seasons are on... Read Article

Identity Protection Tips for This Tax Season

Tax Time is Prime Time for Identity Theft What’s the most important number for you this tax season? The amount of your refund? The amount you owe? The number of hours spent poring over all the other numbers? All of those are pretty important. But, none of them are as important as your Social Security number (SSN), at least not in the larger scheme of... Read Article

How to Organize Your Important Paperwork, Once and For All

Editor’s note: Navigating your finances, not to mention your life, in your 20’s can feel overwhelming… but it doesn’t have to be. Follow our blogger Abby as she figures it all out in her new series “Adulting: I Can’t Even… and So Can You!” I’ll admit it: Now that I’m closer to 30 than to 20, I’ve got my grown-up swagger going on. During the... Read Article