The FTC is advising job seekers to obtain their credit report before seeking employment. In their latest advice to job seekers, the FTC recommends getting your credit report not only so you can dispute inaccuracies in your credit report before you apply for a job, but also to know exactly what is in your credit report just in case you are asked about certain credit items in your report in a job interview.
More information about the rights of for job applicants is on the FTC website at:
The FTC just released their latest advice for consumers who may be identity theft victims. They also included some information about how to protect kids from id theft. The items published include:
Taking Charge: What To Do If Your Identity Is Stolen.
Identity Theft: What To Know; What To Do.
Safeguarding Your Child’s Future.
The publications may be viewed online or may be ordered in printed form from the FTC. More information can be accessed on the Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft website at: