According to the Bureau of Justice, approximately 8.6 million households fell prey to identity theft in 2010, at a cost of more than $13 billion. You probably believe identity theft will never happen to you. Most people believe identity theft is hacking into your computer or a stolen wallet and using your passwords and credit card information. In reality, identity theft takes many forms that expose you every day, not just a computer hacker or thief. Continue reading
Do you, or loved ones, have unclaimed property in the State of Colorado?
Any Colorado resident that has lost track of a bank account, stocks, bonds, abandoned safety deposit boxes or a retirement account; misplaced a rebate check, paycheck from a business; or even your Colorado State tax rebate; the bank, business or State agency is required by law to file a report and forward those assets to the Unclaimed Property office of the Colorado State Treasurer. Continue reading