DiscoverThe Clark Howard Podcast8.19.19 Be vigilant when fighting for student loan forgiveness; Disney admission discount!; Your phone number and ID theft
8.19.19 Be vigilant when fighting for student loan forgiveness; Disney admission discount!; Your phone number and ID theft

8.19.19 Be vigilant when fighting for student loan forgiveness; Disney admission discount!; Your phone number and ID theft

Update: 2019-08-19
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The student loan forgiveness program has failed, denying those in the public service profession forgiveness after 10 years of service in good faith. Now, the appointee in charge of protecting student borrowers’ interests comes to that job in the federal government from a lending company so please remember it's up to you to fight for your rights.  You have got to know the rules and make sure you’re doing all required under the federal student loan program. Document every payment.

New lower price on Disney admission! The only requirement: Enter Noon or later. Accommodations in Central FL are at off-season prices as well.

As companies move away from using SS numbers as identifiers since the Equifax breach, more and more are using our phone numbers as identifiers. More databases are tracking us based on our phone numbers. Many loyalty programs require phone numbers.  It’s easy now to use an alternative number to keep your main one more private. Sign up for Google Voice to receive a distinct phone number. This can be a replacement identifier. The Burner app provides a continuing stream of different numbers. A NYT tech writer investigated what info could be gleaned about him from his phone number. It was massive – full dossier – all from databases using phone numbers. Personal safety and privacy are tied to your phone number. 

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8.19.19 Be vigilant when fighting for student loan forgiveness; Disney admission discount!; Your phone number and ID theft

8.19.19 Be vigilant when fighting for student loan forgiveness; Disney admission discount!; Your phone number and ID theft

Clark Howard