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Identity theft is on the rise. In 2016, approximately 15.4 million people in the U.S. were victims of identity theft according to the Insurance Information Institute. That’s an increase of more than two million people from the previous year. And those are mostly singular occurrences. Add a recent large-scale data breach to the mix and
Pictured above: (left to right) Christee Kahn, Strategic Innovation Manager; Rochelle Tijerina, Director Product Management; Kevin McAdams, Strategic Innovation Manager Since 2010, a USAA employee innovation program has used the spirit of competition to dream up ways to make life easier for USAA members. Now, members themselves are getting in on the action. “Some of
Tax-time swindles range from high-tech identity theft to tried-and-true con jobs. Here’s how to help protect yourself and your personal information.
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