The Internet is remarkable, but even cyberspace has limitations. There are times when people want to talk and interact with a human being. It applies in particular if there are legal issues. Unfortunately, not all group legal plan services do that. Instead, they rely on a website with a question and answer page. Continue reading
An Email Can Allow Entry to Your Computer
Email scandals are making all of the newspapers these days. The stories also can be found on social media and television. We sometimes chuckle at all of this, but there is a warning involved. Emails, like websites, can be hacked. Your email account may need more protection than a standard group legal plan can provide. Continue reading
Legal Services Provide the Right Help
You have a right to expect a certain level of quality in anything you purchase. That is pretty much the essence of consumer protection. Faulty and deficient items are not meant to be on the market. They can cause accidents and even serious injuries. A consumer faces one major problem in dealing with such merchandise. The process of filing a complaint is not easy. There are forms to be completed, evidence to be provided, and a procedure that must be followed carefully. Unethical retailers know this and don’t get too worried about consumer protection complaints. They realize that many people give up halfway through the process. However, assistance from a group legal plan can help move the complaint forward to a positive resolution.
Hackers Steal Billions
In 2015 the Internal Revenue Service admitted the records of over 100,000 taxpayers were stolen from the IRS website. This meant that the tax refunds of many people were also taken, because the hackers were able to get Social Security numbers. The Internal Revenue Service has promised to make things more secure but it underscores a very serious concern. Financial information can be at risk. A person may need pre-paid legal services or something comparable to protect themselves.
The Internet was great for a lot of holiday shoppers. They were able to get what they wanted and have the presents shipped to the right place.
Unfortunately, there were situations where the wrong item was sent or the shipment was made to the wrong address. There even were cases where the item was deficient. Consumer protection on the Internet is a little more involved than normal. You are working with stores that may be hundreds of miles away. The benefits of a group legal plan can help solve any difficulties.
The holiday shopping season does not end on Christmas Eve. The after Christmas sales start almost immediately and can last till New Year’s Day. Many people avoid the crowds by shopping online. It’s convenient but it is also dangerous. Identity theft can happen on the Internet and there are group legal plan benefits to help prevent damage. Here are some primary ways to avoid having your financial information stolen.
If you want a better understanding of how serious identity theft is, the recent news about the computer hacking at J.P. Morgan Chase should be a real eye-opener. A gang of cyber hackers broke through the security walls of not only J.P. Morgan, but of several other financial service companies and media outlets. The personal information of tens of millions of consumers were exposed to theft and fraud. A group legal plan can effectively help an individual if it has identity theft and credit monitoring.
You have every right to feel extremely nervous. Cyber theft has gone beyond isolated occurrences and is almost an industry by itself. The latest case involved more than 100 banks internationally with more than $900 million being stolen. Despite what major banks say, your financial accounts and your personal information can be at very serious risk. The danger calls for a special layer of security. It is reason enough to ask an employer to have identity theft protection as a group legal plan.
Information Sounds the Alarm
Forgetting to Draft a Will Hurts the Survivors
The holiday season has a way of making the bucket list grow even longer. People have last-minute shopping to do, look for a way to use up what’s left of their vacation days, and close the books for the year. The days can be hectic. There is something that should not wait until it is a New Year’s resolution. The last will and testament of an individual is an extremely important document. It is a benefit that a group legal plan has which any plan member will find to be extremely important.
Sony was recently hacked into on a major level. Confidential emails and financial information were made public in one of the more vicious acts of ID theft ever perpetrated. People can be amazed at the audacity of the criminals, but confidential information is not completely safe on the Internet. Anyone doing shopping on a retail website may be at risk. Hackers will use credit cards and bank account numbers for their own purposes. Companies that are sensitive to employee needs want to have ID theft and credit monitoring as part of a group legal plan benefit. There are certain things that must be in the plan to be worthwhile