Category: Financial Security

2019’s Best Credit Monitoring Services

2019’s Best Credit Monitoring Services

We dove deep into the world of credit monitoring to find the best coverage value. Read our review to find out which credit monitoring services made the cut.

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IDShield Review: Identity Monitoring and Protection

IDShield Review: Identity Monitoring and Protection

In addition to monitoring your personal and financial information for signs of identity theft, IDShield gives customers 24/7 access to private investigators to help out if identity theft does occur. This perk makes IDShield a good option if your information has been breached and you need personalized help getting back on track. The Individual and Family packages come with the same features, including mobile app access and a password manager. However, IDShield monitors only one of the three major credit bureaus, which keeps us from recommending it unconditionally.

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LifeLock vs. Experian: Which Is Better?

LifeLock vs. Experian: Which Is Better?

LifeLock and Experian are big names in identity theft protection service. But which is better? We compare plans, prices, and customer service.

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2019 IdentityForce Review: Top-tier ID and Credit Monitoring Services

2019 IdentityForce Review: Top-tier ID and Credit Monitoring Services

IdentityForce is one of the most popular names in credit monitoring and identity theft protection. Our IdentityForce review lays out the best and worst of its plans.

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LifeLock Review 2019: Plans, Price and More

LifeLock Review 2019: Plans, Price and More

LifeLock’s top-tier package offers good coverage and includes Norton Security protection. However, LifeLock’s plans cost more than the industry standard.

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Identity Guard® Review: Pros, Cons, and Plan Details

Identity Guard<sup>®</sup> Review: Pros, Cons, and Plan Details

Identity Guard is on the pricier side, but it has decent identity fraud protection. All plans offer Social Security number and dark web monitoring, access to your risk management score, and up to $1 million in reimbursement with identity theft insurance.

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Equifax Review: Monitor, Freeze, and Unfreeze Your Credit

Equifax Review: Monitor, Freeze, and Unfreeze Your Credit

How do the Equifax credit freeze and credit monitoring services compare to the competition? Check out prices, plans, and our recommendation.

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2019 Experian IdentityWorks and CreditWorks Review

2019 Experian IdentityWorks and CreditWorks Review

Experian is a major credit bureau offering credit monitoring and identity theft protection. We’ll tell you what you should know about its subscriptions.

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What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

Imagine finding out that you have several credit cards in your name that you never applied for. Or, that you have a checking account under your name that you never opened. How could this happen? Who is responsible? These questions immediately pop to mind and then you learn that you are a victim of identity theft. The thief could even be somebody you know! Most people automatically assume that a stranger somehow got access to all of their information and messed up their credit. However, half the time, sadly, the thief is not a stranger. Millions of identity theft victims know their thief. Dealing with identity theft can be a nightmare and if the thief is someone you know, it can be especially emotional…

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IdentityForce vs LifeLock: Which is Better?

IdentityForce vs LifeLock: Which is Better?

IdentityForce and LifeLock are two leading service providers for identity theft protection. In our Identity Theft Protection article we ranked IdentityForce as the number one identity protection service followed by LifeLock at number three. We choose IdentityForce vs LifeLock for a few reasons. First of all, IdentityForce runs credit reports daily to keep an eye on your identity and make sure everything looks the way it should. LifeLock lacks in this department. IdentityForce’s pricing falls right at a good price point and you can get many of their premium features at a decent price too. Many of LifeLock’s premium features are only available through their most expensive package or for an additional fee. Let’s take a deeper look at both of these providers…

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Credit Sesame Review: Best Budget Credit Monitoring Service

Credit Sesame Review: Best Budget Credit Monitoring Service

Credit Sesame offers a free basic plan and inexpensive paid plans, making it a great choice for credit monitoring on a budget. Check out prices, plans, and the features we like the best. While it doesn’t offer as much coverage as more expensive credit monitoring services, but it’s still a great and inexpensive option with positive customer reviews.

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