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Identity Theft and how it happens PROTECT YOURSELF! Part 1

Season 4, Ep. 4

In this weeks episode we are discussing a subject that touches millions annually but is rarely discussed with the seriousness it deserves – identity theft.

It’s a topic that’s not only prevalent but also evolving, and it impacts personal finance and credit health in disasterous ways.

I’m thrilled to have the backbone of our operation at Conquer Credit Management, our Operations and Client Experience Manager, Samantha Headlee, joining us to share her knowledge and insight.

We're sharing our firsthand experiences and expert experience so we can equip you to protect your hard-earned credit.

00:51 The World of Identity Theft

04:51 Monitoring Your Credit

09:29 Real-Life Stories of Identity Theft and Lessons Learned

16:20 Protecting Yourself: Credit Locks, Freezes, and Fraud Alerts

19:46 The Importance of Including Your Phone Number on Fraud Alerts

21:01 Why You Should Avoid Making Statements on Your Credit Report

22:17 Identifying Red Flags for Possible Fraud

25:30 Understanding the Difference Between Soft and Hard Inquiries

28:48 Protecting Your Children's Credit from Identity Theft

31:19 Immediate Actions to Take When You're a Victim of Identity Theft

38:42 The Power of Persistence in Fighting Credit Injustice

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