Check out the NIE supplement Focus On Finance. Read about credit reports and scores (pp .4-5) and identify theft (pp. 8-9). Then check out the NIE Supplement: The Federal Trade Commission Presents Focus on Finances. Learn more about reading a credit report (p. 4) and identity theft (pp. 8-9). What are credit scores? Why are they important? How do you read a credit report? What is identity theft? Why is it a problem? How can you protect yourself against identity theft? What government agencies and laws exist to protect you against identity theft?
Use the following resources to research more about identity theft: