Report inadequate content

1/03/2017

Online Info Blog Strategies against identity theft and financial fraud

Identity theft is all around us, even in Joliet and Will County. It seems that almost every week, we read about an identity theft arrest or a warning on the latest scam. From an unsolicited phone call requesting financial information to an email seeking your Social Security number to claim a prize, it’s likely that many of us have experienced an attempt at identity theft...

{
}

27/02/2017

Online Info Blog: How to prevent hackers from stealing your W-2 tax forms

The warning follows several incidents in which hackers sent company officials what appeared to be legitimate requests for copies of their workers’ W-2s. Renovate America, a solar financing company in Rancho Bernardo, inadvertently gave a hacker sensitive tax information for about 800 current and former employees. Such “phishing” attacks are increasing — and can be...

23/02/2017

Online Info Blog: Beat the scammers

We must remember a mind-boggling array of passwords and PINs to survive the technological challenges of the 21st Century. According to credit-checking agency Experian most of us use at least two dozen of these online codes on a daily basis. They are required not just for regular tasks, such as getting in to a computer, paying a utility bill and online shopping. But they...

20/02/2017

Eastern Alliance Insurance Group Geographic Expansion

Eastern Alliance Insurance Group (EAIG) has announced it will open an office in Grandville, Michigan, as part of the company’s geographic expansion plan. The Grandville office, located at 3980 Chicago Drive, is the company’s first office in the state of Michigan. “I am pleased to announce the opening of our new Grandville, Michigan office,” said Michael Boguski,...

{
}

17/02/2017

Online Info Blog Love scams a big worry

The police have made some headway in beating online scams that cheat victims of their money, but some Internet cons are proving stubbornly resistant. While commercial crime decreased by 0.6 per cent overall, Internet love scams hit an all-time high last year with 636 cases, up from 385 in 2015. The total amount cheated was also the highest by far at $24 million - double the...

14/02/2017

Eastern Alliance Insurance Group Employers N3L3

Companies, organizations, and government have come a long way implementing safety programs to help keep workers safe from both minor and serious injuries. However, evidence shows while minor accidents have declined, the more serious ones haven’t, and are even on the rise in some industries. In many cases, the worker, although trained, does not take the proper precautions...

7/02/2017

Online Info Blog: Tips on protecting yourself from fraud

Fraud prevention is one of our primary and constant concerns in today’s world where modern technology reigns. Follow these simple steps to help keep you fraud-free: 1. Be sensitive and suspicious enough in giving your personal information to a person or organization you are dealing with online. Fraudster tricks their victims into revealing confidential ...

2/02/2017

Eastern Alliance Insurance Group Review Culture

Eastern employees have a strong work ethic and have established a reputation for providing excellent customer service and exceeding expectations. Our energetic team environment is best suited for an individual who is motivated, goal oriented and looking for a company that offers a positive, challenging environment where he or she can grow both personally and professionally....

1/02/2017

Oakmere Wealth Management Advisors Corporate Services

Running a successful business takes time, commitment, hard work and determination. This means that owners have little time to think about their own financial objectives, or the protection of the business they have created. As a result, planning your own and your employees' financial security becomes neglected or often completely overlooked. As a director, it is...

31/01/2017

Online Info Blog: Don’t Let Anyone Steal your identifiable information

Data Privacy Day, an international effort to highlight the importance of protecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust, will be Jan. 27. According to a survey conducted by the National Cyber Security Alliance and Zogby International, only 26 percent of Americans felt “their home computer was safe from viruses,” while only 21 percent felt safe from hackers. ...