When a company is the victim of a data breach, it's completely out of your control. However, there are steps you can take afterward to protect your information and money.
It's estimated that $13 billion is lost each year to identity thieves. Knowing how to recover is important to minimize your losses and get your life back on track.
Getting scammed isn't fun, and there's often little you can do to recoup your losses, but there are steps you should take to protect yourself.
You may not pay much attention to your credit score until you need to apply for credit, but we have important reasons why your credit shouldn't be out of sight, out of mind.
Placing a fraud alert on your credit report is important when trying to recover from identity theft.