Jason Hartman and Investment Counselor Doug take a look today at how to protect yourself from identity theft. 11 major companies had breaches in the past year, nearly guaranteeing that your information was among them. Hear from these two about steps you can take to protect yourself as best you can. They also look into how the McMansion market is tanking, the need for financial literacy in today’s school system and household debt across the United States.
[6:18] The McMansion glut is here, and the sales prices aren’t pretty
[9:38] The median retirement savings for Americans aged 55-64 does not show good things
[13:35] School systems need to teach financial literacy
[17:11] Protecting yourself from the crime of our time: Identity theft
[20:20] What locations have had data breaches recently
[25:09] You can subscribe to identity monitoring services, but the best thing you can do is educate yourself