Chapter 5: Identity Theft

Identity theft can negatively impact your financial reputation, including your credit score. It’s important to be aware of identity theft tactics regarding both your digital security and your paper security; learn the proactive steps you can take to increase that security. More information can be found in Chapter 5 of the EQUITY book.

Chapter 5 Identity Theft (PDF)



In the age of elaborate scams, all different types of people can be financially abused. Many people with disabilities are especially susceptible to this abuse.

Identifying Financial Abuse and Exploitation

Do you ever wonder if you or someone in your life might be the victim of financial abuse? Here is a great tool from CFPB to help identify some of the most important signs of financial abuse and exploitation.

Identifying Financial Abuse and Exploitation tool (PDF)

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