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CALPIRG Security Freeze and Identity Theft Tips

To prevent "new account" identity theft, CALPIRG Education Fund recommends that consumers enact a security freeze on all three credit reports. 

Making the Right Call

CALPIRG Education Fund releases new cell phone shoppers’ guide offering simple tips consumers can take to save money when buying a new cell phone.

Protect Yourself Against New Account ID Theft

The first defense against any kind of identity theft is to be vigilant about protecting your personal information by taking steps like creating secure passwords, installing anti-virus and anti-malware software, and shredding personal documents. However, if and when someone does steal enough of your information to commit any form of identity theft there is really only one type of identity theft that you can stop before it happens: New account identity theft, where someone opens a new account in your name.

Resource | Budget, Tax

Paying Taxes, Safe and Sound

Paying taxes is our civic responsibility, but it can be confusing and stressful. To help consumers, CALPIRG answers key concerns as they set to pay their federal and state taxes.

Resource | Public Health, Food

50+ Organizations Letter to In-N-Out Burgers CEO Lynsi Snyder

As a significant purchaser of meat, we believe that In-N-Out has a major opportunity and responsibility to address this growing public health threat. Our groups call on In-N-Out to make commitments on antibiotic stewardship.

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