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2014-06-11 23:06:54

Javelin Survey of 9,000 Consumers Highlights How Financial Institutions Can Attract Overlooked Millennial Audience Oakland, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Studies show Generation Y consumers, (those born in the early 1980s to the early 2000s), will earn almost half of the income in the United States by 2025; however, despite their future earning power, young adults are widely misunderstood (and often ignored) by many of today’s financial services providers. Today Comrade, a design &...

2012-12-05 05:04:23

Little is know about the scope of child identity theft and how criminals use personal information to commit crime - until now. ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, is a sponsor of new, comprehensive research conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research that finds that one in 40 households with children under age 18 had at least one child whose personal information was compromised by identity criminals. Moreover, the information is often used to create "synthetic identities," where a...

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2011-02-09 09:55:00

Javelin Strategy & Research released a report of their annual survey of consumer fraud on Tuesday which showed total reported fraud was down to $37 billion in 2010 from $56 billion in 2009. The average out-of-pocket loss soared however to $631 from $387 -- an increase of more than 60 percent, Reuters reports. The number of identity theft victims fell by more than 25 percent in the US last year, the largest annual drop on record, but individual victims lost more money on average than ever...


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