Last year someone used my husband’s identity to buy almost a thousand dollars worth of Star Wars light sabers online. After filing the police report, canceling the card and doing battle with the bank, I began researching identity theft services.
The first thing I did was go to LifeLock.com because I’d seen their commercials. (I have insomnia, so I see a lot of their commercials!) Besides giving out his Social Security number (a lot), their CEO Todd Davis goes on (a lot) about all the wonderful things LifeLock does.
Is LifeLock that good? I visited the websites of a half dozen other ID theft services. I checked them all out with the Better Business Bureau. I read the reviews. I compared prices. In the end, I chose LifeLock. (more…)