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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Really valuable advice. This actually happened to my mother- so it's super important to file early! Any other tips? My mom actually never got her return bec of this.

    • MakinSense Babe

      hey there, replied but don't think it went through. So sorry to hear about your mom, that's crazy. I would def lock/freeze your credit reports. I linked to them in that article...how to do it. Net net, just makes it so if someone is stole your identity and attempts to buy a home (in your name) .....they can't (or other big purchases since they can't open a new line of credit). Hope that makes sense.

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        Didn't realize you could freeze your credit report. I'm totally going to do that. Thank you!