Four Million Americans are receiving their Economic Impact Payment in the form of a prepaid card-and many are mistaking it for junk mail.
Millions of Americans have received or are awaiting a gift from Uncle Sam to help them get through the Coronavirus pandemic. As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed on March 27, the federal government is sending out $290 billion in stimulus checks over the next half a year. The … Continue reading Don’t Let Scammers Get Your Stimulus Check!
Did you know there were 14.4 million victims of identity theft in 2018? According to Javelin Strategy, each case cost the victim an average of $1,050 – and that’s only the cost in dollars. When an individual’s identity is stolen, the thief wreaks major havoc on the victim’s financial health, which can take months, or … Continue reading Your Complete Guide to Identity Theft Protection
In 2018, the Federal Trade Commission reported 1.4 million cases of fraud that resulted in $1.48 billion in losses. They found that identity theft was the most common form of fraud -- more than 167,000 people reported that their information was used to open fraudulent credit card accounts. What's worse, is most occurrences involve children … Continue reading YOU’RE SECURE WITH FIRST HERITAGE
Soon you'll be on your way, taking that trip you've looked forward to for ages--but suppose something happens. If you get sick, lose your suitcase, or have to cut your trip short, will any of your existing insurance policies cover your expenses or reimburse you for your losses? If not, you might want to purchase … Continue reading Travel Insurance
Massive computer hacks and data breaches are now common occurrences — an unfortunate consequence of living in a digital world. Once identity thieves have your information, they can use it to gain access to your bank and credit card accounts, make unauthorized transactions in your name, and subsequently ruin your credit. Now more than ever, … Continue reading How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft
Online shopping - What's not to love? Fill your cart, avoid the crowds, and no lines at checkout. Not to mention the excitement of coming home to a porch full of boxes! As we approach the holiday shopping season and with the growth of Cyber Monday, it is important to note that although online shopping … Continue reading Tips for Safe Online Shopping