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Identify theft is an increasing problem for everybody in our progressively digitized world. Hackers are always finding new ways to break into systems to steal sensitive information that they can use to impersonate you online. Here are a number of ways that identity theft can negatively impact you and ways you can prevent it from happening. It can hurt your credit rating Often what identity thieves do is use a fake identity to buy things that they never actually pay for. That can leave a mark on your credit report, …

While it is extremely rare for real estate agents to be put in danger on the job, it’s always wise to be prepared. When you’re heading into unfamiliar areas, meeting new people daily, and are usually by yourself you must always be aware of your surroundings and potential vulnerabilities. More often than not it doesn’t take much effort to keep yourself safe — just keeping a few common sense rules in mind can help! Here are seven safety rules to remember when out on the job: Stranger danger As a …

Real estate isn’t the first profession people think of when they ponder dangerous jobs, but there are plenty of legitimate safety concerns that real estate agents should be prepared for. You are traveling around constantly, often in unfamiliar homes and places with people you barely know. There are a number of simple steps agents can take to avoid dangerous situations, such as showing properties during the day and taking your own car to a showing. But in the unfortunate event that a dangerous situation presents itself, it’s reasonable to ask …