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High Season for Child ID Theft

As your kids get ready to head back to school, you’re likely going to have a lot of paperwork to contend with to make sure that everything goes off without a hitch. While your children will be writing essays and book reports, you’ll be filling out enrollment forms not just for classes but for extracurricular […]

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Don’t Give Mom Your Identity for Mother’s Day

For many people, there isn’t a single thing they wouldn’t do for their parents, and no present is too great to show their appreciation. That’s why, on Mother’s Day, millions of people scramble to find that perfect gift for mom to show her that they value her and how much she has done for them. […]

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Inspire Mom to Be Better Protected This Mother’s Day

It’s fitting that Mother’s Day takes place in the beginning of May, since the weather has finally warmed up and you can truly do something for your mom that shows her how much you care. If Mom’s a gardener, this is the perfect time to enjoy an afternoon helping her plant new bulbs in the […]

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Child Identity Theft Can Be a Mother's Worst Nightmare

When you were growing up, Mom did everything she could to protect you from the dangers of the outside world while you were still a child so that you’d grow up to be the successful adult you are today. That is one of the many reasons why mothers get their own holiday, always on the […]

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Child Identity Theft Can Be a Mother’s Worst Nightmare

When you were growing up, Mom did everything she could to protect you from the dangers of the outside world while you were still a child so that you’d grow up to be the successful adult you are today. That is one of the many reasons why mothers get their own holiday, always on the […]

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Make Your Teachers Proud by Protecting Your Identity

Being an educator is, without a doubt, one of the hardest jobs a person can have. Not only are they tasked with being experts on a given subject, but they have to be able to command a classroom without losing their attention and master teaching methods that are effective for many different kinds of learners. […]

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A Look Toward the 40th Annual Head Start Conference

In the almost 50 years since the national Head Start program was enacted, the Department of Health and Human Services has been triumphant in making sure that thousands of young students who grew up in impoverished areas were given the same opportunity to succeed as their more privileged peers. When the program was started in […]

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Children’s Identities Are Often Stolen Prior to Their Births

Last year when Joe Mason and I wrote “Bankrupt at Birth,” providing a detailed look at child identity theft, we chose the title because many child identity theft victims find that they have credit or employment records (often negative) going back to well before they were even born. It is not uncommon for a very […]

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