Q&A: Protect Your Identity While You're Deployed

Kim Lankford shares advice to keep identity thieves from hijacking your credit when called to active duty.

Q: I am in the Army and am about tobe deployed. Should I put an activedutyalert on my credit report?

That's a great idea. An active-dutyalert can protect you from identitytheft, which is particularly importantwhile you are deployed and willhave a tough time monitoring yourmail and accounts.

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