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Identity Theft and Social Security Oct. 14, 2020

Social Security and You

Q: My purse was stolen, and now I worry that someone might be using my Social Security number. I cal... Read More

Food Insecurity Sep. 16, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: Due to my arthritis, I've been having a harder and harder time getting around. I finally started ... Read More

Healthy Fear: ID Theft in Career and Personal Life Oct. 04, 2018

At Work

A young woman lost her purse while at lunch one day. She immediately filed a police report once she ... Read More

My Journey Into the Web of Darkness Apr. 19, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

I know exactly what day it was because I got up very early to be among the first to know Punxsutawne... Read More

Identity Theft and Social Security Apr. 18, 2018

Social Security and You

Q: My daughter recently had problems with a stolen purse and with someone possibly using her Social ... Read More

Companies Can Learn Lessons From Equifax Breach Sep. 16, 2017

Daily Editorials

You can brand Equifax as the new Yahoo, the new Target or the new Sony, but that would be glaring un... Read More

To Shred, or Not to Shred? Jan. 26, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Can someone legally dig through your trash looking for credit card receipts, account numbers or even... Read More

Scared and Learning the Hard Way Mar. 24, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

I recently received a heartbreaking letter from one of my readers, which resulted in the following e... Read More

Our Unwillingness to Defend Ourselves Jul. 16, 2014

Walter E. Williams

The U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that 2012 losses because of perso... Read More

Restoring Your Identity Feb. 11, 2014

The Savage Truth on Money

In my last posting, I explained how to protect your identity — primarily by being vigilant abo... Read More

Preventing Identity Theft Feb. 04, 2014

The Savage Truth on Money

It's natural to be nervous about your credit when you see more news about breaches at major retailer... Read More

Dogs of C-Kennel

Feb. 14, 2012