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BBB, AARP ND Invite Public to Free Shredding Events
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) and AARP North Dakota are once again sponsoring free shredding events as part of Secure Your ID Day. At these events, which will take plac...
Identity Theft and Taxes. How To Protect Yourself.
According to the Internal Revenue Service, 20-25 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to prepare their returns. And at that late date, there are only two things you c...
3/27/14 at 10:06 AM
Identity Theft Help 12/11/12 at 11:31 AM SOCIAL SECUITY INFORMATION AND UPDATES
Do not ignore letters from Social Security
The Social Security Administration sends people letters about their benefits for many reasons. Some of these letters confirm that action was taken to change something, such as your address. Read the...
2/28/14 at 12:12 PM
ID theft and your SSN 12/31/13 at 4:07 PM
Your letter with 2014 SSA amounts – more information 12/20/13 at 11:29 AM THE FARM BLEAT
Shame, shame, shame
With so many postings and repostings of stories showing up on my Facebook feed on a daily basis, I tend to overlook most of them. That is, unless someone has made a glowing comment about how funny th...
12/11/13 at 2:35 PM IN THE BLACK
Secure Your ID Day
Shredding any personal papers that have your account numbers and other information is an important step to take in order to protect your identity. Here is information on how long it is recommended ...
10/11/13 at 9:59 PM
More Document Shredding Events 10/16/12 at 11:01 AM
Secure Your ID Day 10/13/12 at 2:23 PM BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND
Tips to avoid health reform scams
Polls continue to show that there is much about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health reform law that Americans still do not understand. The health law's complexity and confusion over parts of the law ...
10/8/13 at 12:03 PM THE NEW FORTY
The Pastor's Wife
I am tickled to share today a story about Pam Thompson, the wife of a pastor from West Fargo. Last week, some hooligan snatched her purse out of her vehicle as she was loading inher groceries in South...
7/19/13 at 11:14 PM
Into thin air... 12/30/12 at 12:00 AM
Bad moccasin...really? 11/17/12 at 12:44 AM FARGO SCHOOL TALK
Getting a lock on home safety
From December 26, 2012 through March 25 of this year, there have been 61 residential burglaries in the surrounding neighborhoods of Fargo South High School. Thirty-four of those 61 either took place a...
4/25/13 at 8:51 AM
Students' cell phones and the Fourth Amendment 2/6/12 at 11:03 AM REAL MONEY
Identity Theft Protection Tips
We often hear tips about ways to protect our identity and fraudulent access to our accounts. One of the biggest threats to having your identity stolen is someone obtaining your birth date, social secu...
Never buy a combi-lock! Always use one with a key!
  Normally, I do not advocate for things on this column for reasons that I usually keep my thoughts and stories as neutral and interesting as possible. But this column should force many of us ...
3/20/12 at 5:30 AM HEALTHY TIDBITS
Cancer Facts, Federal Trade Commission and More
Do you want to find out the real cancer facts? You can call the epidemilogist in your state. If you want more general cancer facts goto the SEER Facts. There are more up to date facts with your state ...
5/22/11 at 6:06 AM
Facebook Tracking 5/19/10 at 9:10 AM MOMSTAR
Eagle Creek Hidden Pocket Travel Gear
The other day I blogged about the Rick Steves Silk Money Belt, the ultra-light, under-the-pants moneybelt and neck wallet that I like to take with me when I travel to help prevent pickpocket theft. I...
9/13/10 at 11:15 AM
Rick Steves Silk Money Belt 9/10/10 at 12:46 PM STAFF BLOGTHE CHRISTOPHER GABRIEL PROGRAM
Today's Show Wednesday 4/14
Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program: Should Comments sections in Online Newspapers be Moderated? Some big papers are looking at a change in policy; Teaching Children about Violence... with Grand ...
4/14/10 at 2:46 AM
Today's Show Tuesday 4/13 4/13/10 at 2:51 AM NASCAR DAD
Hotel Crime ?
1 billion travelers stay at US hotels each year. Hard times and recession increase thefts by hotel staff and guests. Warnings : don't use elevators, or phone, or answer door. Hang "do not disturb...
5/19/09 at 6:58 AM