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3/3/15  Up Your Security IQ
Anthem customer? What you can do to protect yourself

In Part 1 of a series for National Consumer Protection Week, learn a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself from the threat of identity theft. 

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3/2/15  Up Your Security IQ
You could be a winner! Or not?

It's National Consumer Protection Week! Learn how to protect yourself from a common scam so you won't be taken advantage of by someone claiming you've won a sweepstakes or lottery. 

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2/5/15  Up Your Security IQ
Using alerts to improve the security of your accounts

Learn about the types of email alerts you can set up in Alliant Online Banking to monitor your account transactions and protect yourself against fraud. 

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2/4/15  Up Your Security IQ
Alert: Tax ID Phone Calls

As tax season revs up, be on high-alert for fraudsters seeking personal identity information. Scammers are seeking Social Security numbers in hopes of stealing a tax refund or getting a job with your identity. 

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1/31/15  Up Your Security IQ
Beware of the stranded man hoax

Beware of emails that begin with phrases, such as “I’m writing to you with tears in my eyes.” You may be the recipient of a scam message by someone who has hacked your friend’s email account. Learn about the “stranded man” hoax and how to avoid being victimized by it.

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1/29/15  Credit 101Up Your Security IQ
Five tips on how to book and pay for a hotel

Vacationing at a hotel should be fun, with a minimum of hassles. But if you’re not in the know, you may encounter some snafus that will drain your pocket book and ruin your fun. Here are five tips to know about how to book and pay for a hotel.

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