BBB Shred Day – Nevada 2020

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5 Types of Identity Theft and How to Avoid Them

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Five Types of Documents to Shred to Prevent Identity Theft

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A New Form of Identity Theft: Account Takeover

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Tips to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

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Tax Identity Theft: Protecting Your Credit and Finances

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Shred Day!

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HIPAA Compliant Shredding

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The Importance of Document Destruction For Your Business

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How Do You Check Your Childs Credit Report

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What to Do After a Data Breach?

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Should You Get Identity Theft Insurance?

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10 Ways to Keep Your Identity Safe While Traveling

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9 Ways to Protect Your Parents from Identity Theft

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Why It’s Important to Report Identity Theft and How to Do It

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Identity theft: A 5-Minute Expert guide to outsmarting the scammers

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Curbing Medical Identity Theft with Improved Identification

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How Your Mouse Movement Could Be Used to Stop Identity Theft

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Is identity theft protection worth it?

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Why You Need to Be Careful of Tax-Related Identity Theft

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ID Theft Leads to IRS Change

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Hard Drive Destruction

Destroying stuff seems to be my specialty, though I have a definite preference for the purposeful kind of destruction.  Years ago, my 1983 Datsun went against my purposes when it decided to leave that icy road and run into that big rock, but at least it didn’t come back from the scrapyard to haunt me.  In contrast, my 5-year-old laptop computer that barely boots up could come back in many ways if I’m not careful how I dispose of it.… Read More