When you think of identity theft, you may picture people hiding in the dark corners of Wi-Fi cafes and storing your personal information on their hard drives. Identity theft has become a frequent problem for adults, but did you know your children’s identities can be stolen as well? One woman learned this the hard way, when her credit report showed that she had a credit card with a $30,000 balance that she had been allegedly using since she was 1 year old.
Thieves won’t think twice about stealing your child’s Social Security number and opening bogus accounts, but there are steps you can take to prevent that from happening. Consider the following advice: [Read more…] about How to protect your children from identity theft