Friday, August 2, 2013

CLUE Yourself in About This Insurance Report

From time to time we step outside the world of scams to look at the broader issue of data privacy and security, and the organizations that collect information about you, like credit scoring agencies and, this week, insurance report compilers.

In this issue, we're highlighting a little-known database called CLUE, which holds information about any auto or homeowners' insurance claims you make.

Just like your credit score, the information in these records, accessible by any subscribing insurance company -- which means most of them -- can be used to decide whether or not to do business with you.

Click here to read the full article. 

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