Identity Protection Blog

September 7, 2017 by Brad Gunning

Equifax Security Breach

More Than 140 Million People’s Personal Information Compromised by Equifax Security Breach The population of the United States is about 323 million people. Nearly half of those people had their personal information exposed to criminals due to a cyber attacks on Equifax in May and July of 2017. This personal information includes social security numbers,

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February 23, 2017 by Brad Gunning

LifeLock 30 Day Risk-Free Trial

Lifelock is currently offering a 30 day risk-free trial. Here are the details of the Lifelock offer: Credit card required at enrollment. If you’re not completely satisfied within your 30-day risk-free period, call 1-800-LifeLock to receive a full refund. At enrollment, your credit card will be billed automatically ($8.49mo/$93.41yr for LifeLock Standard™ or $16.99mo/$186.91yr for LifeLock

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September 22, 2016 by Brad Gunning

Massive Yahoo Data Breach

If you’ve got a Yahoo account, the latest identity theft news isn’t good. Today, Yahoo confirmed that 500 million accounts were affected by a massive data breach. Further details are not available at this time, however, these types of online breaches are, unfortunately, not uncommon. Any time there’s a breach of this magnitude, it’s a

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July 16, 2016 by Brad Gunning

How to Avoid Becoming an Identity Theft Victim

The United States Department of Justice has its hands full with identity theft fraud cases. The DOJ notes “the damage that criminals do in stealing another person’s identity and using it to commit fraud often takes far longer to undo than it took the criminal to commit the crimes.” To help the public avoid becoming

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July 12, 2016 by Troy Baccus

LifeLock Video Review

  The video above shows an in-depth review of what you can expect when you purchase the LifeLock Identity Protection service. We found LifeLock’s customer service team extremely helpful and their service comprehensive and valuable. After purchasing LifeLock to personally review their identity protection tools we firmly believe that LifeLock is a good choice for

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July 2, 2016 by Brad Gunning

Most Common Fraud Schemes According to the FBI

At our core, Montana Life Group aims to protect its clients financially – whether that’s in retirement (Medigap and annuities), while you’re earning an income (disability insurance) or when you have a loved one that depends on you (life insurance). With that in mind, we’re always trying to help our readers keep tabs on some

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June 25, 2016 by Brad Gunning

Using Your Credit Card Online

Have you ever entered your credit card information online? Since nearly 70% of Americans shop online regularly, chances are you have. It’s convenient. Often there’s free shipping. But the increase in online shopping has lead to an increase in identity theft online. Here are a few steps to make sure your credit card information is

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June 18, 2016 by Brad Gunning

The Pigeon Drop Scam

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, there’s a new scam out there specifically targeting senior citizens. They’re calling it the “pigeon drop scam.” At the heart of the theft is a fake investment scam. Here’s how the scam works: A couple of thieves head to a busy parking lot, usually at a grocery store or

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June 10, 2016 by Brad Gunning

Identity Theft Scam – Emails from Fake Friends

Yet Another Identity Theft Scam – Emails from Fake Friends The Federal Trade Commission just released an article titled “Fake friends, fake news, phony weight-loss promises.” To summarize, the FTC is busting identity thieves who have hacked people’s email accounts and sent emails to their friends with links to fake weight-loss stories and news articles. According

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June 3, 2016 by Troy Baccus

New Medigap Insurance Website

www.Medigap-Insurance-For-Medicare.com   We are pleased to announce our newest website dedicated to helping consumers shop for Medicare Supplement Insurance. The site has a regularly updated blog which will provide useful information for Medigap Insurance shoppers.   Our approach to Medicare Supplement Insurance Our approach to Medicare Supplement (MedSupp) insurance is the same as it is

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