I’m a LifeLock Ambassador: Protecting Your Identity with LifeLock + Twitter Party

By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
December 13, 2012
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When I was attending Junior College and working towards my AA degree, I had something happen in my life that changed my attitude towards protecting your identity.  I was in the school library, researching the symbols and their meanings on the dollar bill.  I was going to be giving a speech on this topic a few days later.  I got up from my chair in search of a particular book and left my backpack sitting on the floor by my chair.  I was gone for less than a minute and when I came back, my backpack was nowhere to be found.  We searched EVERYWHERE – this is not an understatement.

In my backpack was my wallet (with my driver’s license, school id, library card, and cash), 2 weeks of notes for a 4 week class, textbooks, and I’m sure a few other things.  I felt so violated and upset that someone just literally walked off with my personal belongings!  A few days later, my backpack was located in a dumpster at the school – but nothing was in it.

Now, imagine this on an even larger scale!  Someone using your identity to open new lines of credit, seek medical attention, drain savings and retirement accounts, provide an alias when arrested, or getting a job and filing false tax returns?  That’s pretty scary stuff right?  Having your identity stolen isn’t just costly in time and money, it can also lead to false imprisonment, life-threatening false medical records, and much more.  In the hands of a thief, just your name, address, Social Security number and date of birth can be used to acquire all of these things!

Did you know that identity theft is the number one consumer complaint?  No wonder since your information is pretty much everywhere! You may take good care in protecting your personal information, but what about everyone else who has it?  How about the doctor’s office, work, school and everywhere you shop?  So how do you protect it?  This is where LifeLock comes into play!  The material and tools in LifeLock’s Identity Theft 101 suite will show you the steps you can take to limit your risk and help better protect your identity.

JOIN LIFELOCK FOR A TWITTER PARTY!!

WHAT: LifeLock Twitter Party featuring Danny Way

WHEN:  Thursday, December 13th at 10:30 a.m. PST (1:30 pm EST)

WHO:  @WFLthemovie @DannyWay

WHERE:  Twitter – #LifeLock

You can head to the facebook tab (https://www.facebook.com/LifeLock/app_430231470360071) to enter daily for a trip for 2 to LA to win a private screening with Danny himself.

If you want to help spread the word, please tweet the following:

RSVP to our Twitter party for a chance at prizes from@WFLtheMovie & legend @DannyWay 12/13 10:30am PST#LifeLock http://bit.ly/DannyWayParty

This is a compensated post as part of the LifeLock Ambassador Program.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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Shannon Gosney is the author of The Mommy-Files, a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. With 3 active boys, Shannon loves living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

5 Responses to “I’m a LifeLock Ambassador: Protecting Your Identity with LifeLock + Twitter Party”

  1. Anne says:

    How awful, you can never be too careful. Lifelock is great for peace of mind.

  2. Oh shoot I missed the twitter party! I will have to check out this company, you can enver be too careful!

  3. Tiffamy Wong says:

    What a frustrating situation that must have been! Identity theft can be truly devastating to an individual.

  4. Danielle says:

    So scary to think what could happen!

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