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Professor Amy Schmitz Provides Identity Theft Protection Tips on WalletHub

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was a featured expert in an article regarding identity theft and fraud on WalletHub, “What can individuals do to guard against identity theft?” Professor Schmitz provides tips on how to protect your identity, such as staggering your free credit reports throughout the year (for example, Equifax in January, Experian in May, and Transunion in September). She…

Professor Interviewed by WalletHub.com

Professor Amy Schmitz was interviewed by WalletHub.com, one of the leading outlets covering the personal finance industry, with respect to how consumers can protect themselves from identity theft. Her suggestions for consumers include reviewing their credit reports, placing security fraud alerts on credit reports and freezing credit…

Dr. Peters Participates in Congressional Briefing on Foster Youth

Dr. Clark Peters recently presented at a briefing organized by the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth, joining a panel discussing the impact of identity theft, poor credit scores and financial literacy barriers on youth transitioning from foster care. Foster youth are less likely than their peers to be aware of their rights as a consumer and to be skilled in…