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Protect Your ID And Save Your Credit
By Sara Hijaz October 6th, 2011

Protect Your ID And Save Your Credit

With just a little bit of knowledge, a thief can assume your identity, open accounts, obtain goods or services in your name and leave you to deal with the aftermath. This crime can temporarily lower your credit ratings making it harder to obtain credit and take you months to repair the damage, wasting money from your household budget. ClearPoint hosts Secure Your Identity events in conjunction with Protect Your Identity Week Oct. 16-22.

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