Monthly Archives: October 2017

Banking on India’s Financial Literacy

The importance of citizens in India – and all over the globe – having accounts at banks or financial institutions cannot be overstated. The current banking rules require that a person provide proof of residence and have a face-to-face meeting with the financial institution’s officials prior to being granted permission to open an account. For […]

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The Equifax Breach and Cybersecurity

The credit-reporting bureau Equifax recently saw its CEO retire after a data breach. The breach, which put almost 150 million Americans at risk, led to the exposure of private personal information on an unprecedented scale. RKN Global’s founder, Ronald K. Noble, cannot stress strongly enough the risk posed by the Equifax breach and the importance—now, […]

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The Easiest Pickings: Identity Theft of Children

Most parents are likely to be aware that there is a risk that they could fall victim to identity theft; they may not be aware, however, that their children are an even choicer target for fraudsters.  Virtually nobody checks to see if their children have a credit history, since children do not apply for credit.  […]

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Incidences of Identity Theft at Epidemic Levels

Incidences of identity theft are believed to be at epidemic levels as fraudsters are alleged to be obtaining personal information so they can apply for store cards and loans in other peoples’ names. Nearly 90,000 cases of identity theft were reported in the UK in the first six months of 2017, a 5% increase over […]

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