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Old 09-13-2019, 02:12 PM   #1
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Just noticed that Quicken is partnering with Allstate to offer Identity Theft Protection Services (at a monthly fee) - guess this competes with firms like Lifelock. Just wondering if anyone uses these services and whether they're worth the fee? I do keep a constant watch on my accounts and would notice any suspicious activity pretty quickly, so not sure it's worth the investment.
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Nope, don't believe them notifying my after the theft is useful.

Instead I froze all 3 of the credit reporting companies. Now nobody can get a loan/credit card/or bank account in my name.
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I froze mine too. I’m sure there are cases where knowing more earlier helps, but scare tactics is always a good sales strategy.
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