How to protect your identity while online shopping

As the holidays quickly approach, most likely you’re planning on doing a lot of online shopping. You aren’t alone - last year 85 percent of U.S. consumers planned to shop online for holiday gifts, according to a Nielsen survey. It couldn’t be easier to get everything you need for the holidays while sitting on the couch - including a stolen identity. While this might sound dramatic, it is entirely possible if you don’t follow best practices when shopping online. In 2016, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received nearly 300,000 [...]