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We want to help you stay uniquely you, which is why we’ve gathered some articles to give you better insight into identity theft and to help you understand how you can best protect yourself and your credit

In the fight against identity theft, your credit report is an invaluable tool. From the moment you first applied for a loan or opened a line of credit, the Canadian credit bureaus, Equifax and TransUnion, began assembling your credit file, where they documented your borrowing and payment behavior ever since. While the sheer amount of […]

At the bottom of every advertisement, little icons shout, “Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!” Athletes and celebrities alike use social sites to build their brands and connect with fans. Social media is everywhere. Perhaps you were even directed to this article from a social media site. According to a recent article from The Uniter, […]

Creating an account for a new website, you work your way down the page, field by field. Name, email, username, password, confirm password. You click “save,” ready to move on, but you’re met with a line of red text: “Your password must be 8-16 characters, contain at least one number or symbol, and at least […]

The ads are everywhere. Every time you go to the store, you see the new icon at the register. If you haven’t already, your phone probably prompts you to set up your account more often than it updates its privacy policy. Even with all this promotion, you’re probably left asking: “Are mobile wallets worth it?” […]

From a coffee shop transaction first thing in the morning to a last-minute glance at Instagram before bed, we create dozens of data points throughout our day. Over time, these points accumulate to tell a story about us. They can explain where we’ve been, what we’ve bought, where we live, how much money we have […]

As they pursue their victims’ most sensitive information, fraudsters and identity thieves are known for appealing to people’s emotions in the hopes that they will drop their guard. Data from the Better Business Bureau’s Scam Tracker shows that was no different last year, when scammers prodded their victims with fear, love and hope on their […]