Identity Theft! Part 2

“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” Henry David Thoreau

Last month, my MMR column focused on education and awareness of identity theft, a crime which has impacted every part of our life.

Types of information which have been compromised include: Social Security Number, Credit/Debit card number, Protected Health Information, DMV Records, Financial Accounts, and Email/Password. Source- ITRC 2018.

In part 2, I will be sharing best practices for identity theft Prevention, Monitoring and Recovery. Just in time for your summer travel season, a gold mine for thieves.

Let’s start with a personal story.

To read the rest, Click Here to check out my July MMR column

Jaimie Blackman

Jaimie Blackman — a former music educator & retailer— is a Certified Wealth Strategist & Succession Planner. Jaimie helps business owners accelerate the value of their company so it can be sold profitably when ready to exit. He is a frequent speaker at the National Association of Music Merchants, (NAMM) Idea Center and has spoken at Yamaha’s succession advantage.

His content has been published in multiple trade magazines including: Music Inc., Music & Sound Retailer, Canadian Music Trade Magazine, and Sound & Communications. His column is now published monthly in MMR— Musical Merchandise Review—and contributes to NAMM U online.

Jaimie is CEO of Jaimie Blackman & Company, and Creator of MoneyCapsules® and the Sound of Money®. To register for Jaimie’s live webinars, or to subscribe to his podcasts & webcasts, visit

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