Credit Parent Blog

  • When its Tax Time, Protect Your Identity

    Tax time comes around every year, and though you technically have until April 15th each year, if you can, file earlier. There is a good reason for ...
  • Real Estate Scam – The Surveillance Seller

    Scam? Homeowners surveilling buyers? It’s not so much a scam, unless you consider it to be. Read on. Pretend, for a moment, that you are looking fo...
  • Increase Your Security, Today, With These 10 Privacy tips

    Yes, it is awesome to be connected to the world through the internet, but each time you connect, you are putting yourself at risk. Thankfully, ther...
  • Business Credit and Covid Relief Scams – What You Need to Know

    If you own a small business, you may find that you have occasional issues with your cash flow. One option is to open a line of credit for your busi...
  • SMBs Including Real Estate, Watch Out for these Cyber Security Threats!

    There used to be a time when hackers only targeted retailers, but these days, they can target almost any business in any industry, especially those...
  • Protecting your Child’s Identity from Child Identity Theft

    Did your kid ever get a pre-approved credit card offer? If so, this is a sign that their identity might have been taken by a scammer. Child identit...
  • WireFraud: How Criminal Prey on the Real Estate, Construction, Manufacturing and Art Industries

    In any industry where money is transferred or large bills are paid, the door is open for hacks. In manufacturing they pay large vendors for all mat...
  • The Significant Risks of the Remote Desktop

    Are you one of the millions of Americans who are now working from home? Or have you been working from home for awhile? Either way, it is likely tha...
  • A Look Ahead: What Challenges Might We Face with Cyber Security in the Next Year?

    I was recently talking to a friend. She called me because there was a big issue at work: a ransomware attack. Basically, a hacker installed softwar...
  • The Ultimate Guide to Spotting Fake News

    Do you know when something is “fake news?” If you have half a brain, you should. However, when someone in authority makes a claim, the masses who e...
  • 12 Tips to Safe Shopping Online

    These days, online shopping isn’t a risky, crazy or scary task, but with all of the cyber criminals out and about, you might want to think twice be...
  • Be Aware of These IRS Stimulus Check Scam Tactics

    The IRS has taken the step of urging taxpayers to be aware of emails and calls that can lead to people giving up their personal info to cybercrimin...