Video: What is the Impact of Identity Theft on Your Credit Score?

Wondering what the potential impact of identity theft could be like?

Identity theft is a serious matter. While you’re working hard to establish and maintain a healthy financial lifestyle, identity thieves are working overtime to take it all away.

They’ll steal both your reputation and your money and open new accounts in your name before you even realize it. The effect can be drastic and take months to rectify. You’re left to clean up the mess.

Here’s what you’ll learn in this video:

– What can happen when your identity is stolen

– The benefits of regularly checking your credit report

Don’t let identity thieves ruin your credit or your lifestyle. Learn what to do if you suspect fraud on your credit report.

This article is provided for general guidance and information. It is not intended as, nor should it be construed to be, legal, financial or other professional advice. Please consult with your attorney or financial advisor to discuss any legal or financial issues involved with credit decisions.

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