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How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
Learn how to protect your identity from theft and what to do if someone steals your private information.
How to Recover from Identity Theft
IdentityTheft.gov can help you report and recover from identity theft. You will explain what happened so you can get a personal recovery plan and then help for putting that plan to action.
Identity Theft Information for Taxpayers
Information to help you know if you are a victim of tax-related identity theft and steps you can take to recover.
How to Protect Yourself From Scams
Learn how to protect yourself from scams, how to spot a scam, and what to do if you are scammed.
Can I still make decisions if someone else has my Power of Attorney?
Learn about your rights when you have a Power of Attorney.
How Not To Get Hooked by a Phishing Scam
Information on phishing and how you can protect your personal information from online scam artists.
How to Check your Credit Report for Free
Information to help you get your free credit report.
HUD-approved Housing Counselors
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) trains and certifies non-profit housing counselors across the country.
Leave Me Alone: Top Ten Ways To Protect Your Privacy
Information about the top ten ways to protect your privacy.
Phishing Scams in Plain English
A short video explaining how phishing works and what signs to watch out for.
Want To Fight ID Theft? Be Careful How You Treat Your Information In The Real And Virtual Worlds
Information about identity theft and forms you can use to help protect yourself from identity theft.