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How to protect college students against ID theft

How to protect college students against ID theft

TAMPA, Fla (News Channel 8)- If you're the parent of a college student there is something new to worry about.  Parents should worry about how to help college-aged children protect their personal information.
 
According to Gerri Detweiler, the Director of Consumer Education at Credit.com, "Young kids are actually a big target. They're mobile. They have roommates. They are moving from one location to another and maybe they're just not in the mode of paying careful attention to their personal information."
 
Identity thieves can find a lot of ways to get their hands on private information and one of the easiest is through social media.



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