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According to Consumer Sentinel Network, US consumers said that they had paid $744 million in fraud complaints in 2016, while the average sum paid was $450. You wouldn’t be wrong if you said that identity theft and fraud are more prevalent in urban areas. In fact, you can check our post on Safest US Cities by Identity Theft which clearly confirms this point, especially if you compare the results with those ...
Posted: Jul 20 2017 @ 2:13 AM
As you could read in our previous posts, identity theft and fraud are prevalent in states with large population. One of the reasons for this is the fact that most populated states have more cities, which are business and financial centers. It is precisely due to this fact that they are more vulnerable to these crimes. For this reason, Elite Personal Finance came with an idea to create two lists: safest ...
Posted: Jul 17 2017 @ 11:43 AM
Did you know that the CSN received more than 3 million complaints in 2016 alone? Moreover, 42% of all complaints (1.3 million) were related to fraud. If you read our previous article on Safest States in the US by Identity Theft 2017 (LINK), you know that identity theft rates differ across the country. The same goes for fraud and other complaints, which include several methods of payment: bank account debit, credit card, ...
Posted: Jul 17 2017 @ 11:41 AM
It is common knowledge that identity theft is an ever-growing crime, particularly in the US. Cyber criminals have acquired new skills and have been using dangerous methods which are all but easy for people to recognize. Even though this trend is on the rise all over the US, it seems that certain states are more prone to cybercrime and identity theft in general.   Methodology & How We Ranked The data was collected from ...
Posted: Jul 14 2017 @ 6:01 AM
Do You Need a Loan to Pay For Career School or College? If you are in the market for a student loan, there are two types of loans which may be available for you. One is the federal student system, which is funded by the federal government, and the other is a private student loan which is funded by banks, credit union, or other financial institutions. Federal loans offered by the government ...
Posted: Jul 05 2017 @ 1:35 AM
We’re all going on a summer holiday! With peak summer holiday and travel season upon us, it is perhaps time to begin thinking about money-saving opportunities that will give you more money to splurge at your destination. The major part of a holiday’s price tag, is always related to travel and accommodation costs. It makes no difference whether you fly or go by car, travel costs can be steep, especially if you ...
Posted: Jun 29 2017 @ 12:59 AM
On average, New Jersey drivers spent a little over $2,000 per year in 2015 insuring their vehicles. The lowest paying individuals lived in Hillsborough and Bridgewater. These people faced around $1,500 in annual car insurance costs. Meanwhile, in Atlantic City, Jersey City, Newark, Trenton, and many other larger areas of New Jersey, auto insurance ran around $2,500 to $2,750 per year. This puts New Jersey roughly in the top-5 list of the ...
Posted: Jun 10 2017 @ 1:32 AM
An Innovative, Exciting New Program! Google have recently released a great new program “Be Internet Awesome” which is taking the digital community by storm. The program is designed to help young kids in grades 3 to 5 be smart, alert and safe online. Google said: Internet safety is one of the most critical the next generation will face. So we want to teach kids to be Internet Awesome. They worked together with experts ...
Posted: Jun 07 2017 @ 10:01 AM
As you already know, Elite Personal Finance consists of a team of financial industry experts and identity theft lawyers. We strive to provide you with the most accurate information on the Internet. Each of our guides and reviews is a result of dedicated work by people willing to spend hours and hours researching and writing in order to help our readers make the best decisions regarding their finances. What is ...
Posted: Jun 05 2017 @ 8:19 AM
The Full Disclosure: What We Do As our readers, you have the right to know our goals and tactics. We have nothing to hide. For instance, if you are reading a credit card review, we would rather you join the ones you trust than get you dissatisfied with a scam product and watch you walk out the door. It is just common sense … and you will notice a lot of it ...
Posted: Jun 05 2017 @ 8:00 AM


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