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Protecting Your ID and Avoiding Fraud
This site from the Federal Trade Commission has clear information on identity theft, credit scams, and information about protecting and improving your credit.
From the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, view multiple articles and advice for consumers on topics such as being safe online, safely disposing of your electronics, and how to respond as an ID theft victim.
IdentityTheft.gov is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process.
"Provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information."
How to Avoid Fraud
From the US Securities and Exchange Commission, these tips will help you protect yourself from investment frauds and scams.
Reference USA (now Data Axle Reference Services)
Reference USA is a comprehensive business directory. Use it to find business profiles for employers or search for banks, certified financial planners, or other finance professionals near you.
Internet Safety: Risks and Issues
This library guide on Internet Safety discusses identity theft and contains a wealth of information on safely navigating all aspects of the internet.
The library offers free computer classes at five of our branches. Check this page for our schedule. Seats are limited - call 243-4442 to sign up.
Get a Library Card
Sign up for a Mesa County library card. Required to use several online sources.
Thousands of Colorado-specific and national legal forms spanning a variety of common concerns (bankruptcy, divorce, employment, landlord tenant, living wills, power of attorney, taxes, etc.).
Book a librarian
Book a Librarian - Mesa County Libraries
Reference Librarians are available by appointment for help with business, genealogy, health, local history, computer, book and author questions and more. Book an individualized 30 minute appointment.