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Oct 19, 2020

In episode 304 of Financially Simple, Justin and Dane McFarland discuss the issue of Identity Theft which has seen a rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over the last few months this year, there has been an increase in attempts of Identity Theft as scammers take advantage of those going through this difficult time. In this episode, Justin and Dane go over the most common types of scams used, and how to avoid falling victim to the scammers.

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01:17 - Identity Theft

02:26 - Seven Types of ID Theft

12:08 - The Most Popular Form of ID Theft

15:09 - Business ID Theft

16:26 - 5 Precautionary Steps to Take

20:33 - Summary



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Justin A. Goodbread, CFP®, CEPA®, CVGA®, owner of, is a nationally recognized financial planner, business educator, wealth manager, author, speaker, and entrepreneur. He has 20+ years of experience teaching small business owners how to start, buy, grow, and sell businesses. Multi-year winner of the Investopedia Top 100 Advisor award and Exit Planning Institute’s Exit Planner Leader of the Year.



Host Justin Goodbread owns Heritage Investors LLC, a registered investment adviser with the State of Tennessee. Heritage Investors only transacts business in states where it is properly registered or is excluded or exempted from registration requirements. This material is for general information only and is not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for individuals. To determine what is appropriate for you, please consult a qualified professional. The Financially Simple podcast provides information, guidance, and support to Small Businesses in the United States.