Credit Parent Blog

  • Use Facebook or YouTube if You Want to be a Criminal

    When you start thinking about a cybercriminal, you probably imagine a sleezy looking person in a dark room wearing a black hoodie, right? They are ...
  • Is Your Spouse Cheating? Your Kids Lying? They Might Use Vault Apps

    If you have a child who has a smartphone or a spouse who is acting suspicious, they might be hiding things on their mobile devices. How are they do...
  • Digital Literacy: A Smart Parent’s Guide

    Do you have a child, tween, or teen who uses the internet? If so, you should be aware of the following facts: Teens largely believe that the inter...
  • 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...