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National Talk Radio Host Kim Komando Recommends ProtectMyID.com From Experian to Listeners Wanting ‘The Best’ Identity Theft Protection


Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) September 16, 2009

ProtectMyID.com, the multilayered identity theft detection, protection and fraud resolution product, proudly announces that it has been selected as the recommended identity monitoring product by national radio host Kim Komando. ProtectMyID.com is partnering with Komando to educate her audience of more than 16 million listeners and online subscribers about the importance of identity monitoring and protection. The partnership’s mission is to educate consumers about ways to reduce their risk of identity theft and provide them with the tools to help protect themselves.

“With more than 10 million identity thefts occurring in 2008 alone , this topic remains top-of-mind for my audience. In fact, I receive more questions about identity theft than on any other topic,” said Kim Komando, national radio host of the syndicated Kim Komando Show. “After careful review of the many identity protection products currently available, I feel very confident recommending ProtectMyID.com to my listeners. Not only is it a part of Experian — one of the most trusted brands in identity protection — it provides multiple layers of identity monitoring defense, including active Internet scans, change of address notifications, daily credit report monitoring at all three bureaus and notification alerts of key changes. I truly believe that ProtectMyID.com is the best identity monitoring and protection product available.”

The ProtectMyID.com and Kim Komando partnership involves both on-air and online components. At the core of the online program is an ID Theft Security Center Web page located at http://www.komando.com/protectmyid/ where visitors can learn how to better protect themselves from identity theft, as well as enroll in ProtecMyID.com. Other elements of the partnership include on-air and online advertisements in Komando’s radio program, email newsletters and Web site.

“Kim Komando’s audience trusts her expertise, and she knows that when it comes to identity theft protection, consumers need to take an active role in protecting themselves against the damaging and often long-term effects of identity theft,” said Jennifer Leuer, general manager, ProtectMyID.com. “Identity theft remains a very real threat, and Kim is doing a great service by educating her listeners about ways they can proactively protect themselves by using ProtecMyID.com.”

Identity protection in the ProtectMyID.com program is $ 9.95 per month and includes active Internet scans that search for key indicators of potential fraudulent use of debit, credit and Social Security numbers; notification alerts that inform members when a change of address action is initiated; daily monitoring of members’ credit reports at all three credit reporting companies; and access to experienced U.S. Fraud Resolution Agents. Additionally, members can get the most comprehensive children’s identity protection through ChildSecure for an additional fee. The ProtecMyID.com Guarantee will reimburse members for up to $ 1 million in related losses and expenses in the event the product fails and the member becomes a victim of identity theft, subject to limitations in the product agreement.

About ProtectMyID.com

ProtectMyID.com is a leading, full-service provider of proactive identity theft detection, protection and fraud resolution. ProtectMyID.com offers comprehensive identity theft protection products supported by experienced Fraud Resolution Agents who deliver personal attention that customers can rely on. ProtectMyID.com is a Web site owned by ConsumerInfo.com Inc., an Experian company. For more information about how ProtectMyID.com helps consumers protect themselves against identity theft, please visit http://www.ProtectMyID.com.

About Experian

Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to manage their credit relationships and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2009 was $ 3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and S

Talk Radio Day, Live From the United Nations


New York, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2011

The United Nations Foundation and Talkers Magazine today host the sixth annual Talk Radio Day at the UN. More than 20 talk radio hosts from across the United States will be airing their shows from the United Nations in New York. The hosts will be interviewing UN Ambassadors and officials from the UN and its agencies to offer listeners first-hand accounts about the work of the United Nations.

Whether it is leading the global fight against AIDS, or protecting civilians from Cote dIvoire to Libya, the UN is at the forefront of the major challenges facing the world today, said Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation. We are pleased to celebrate the sixth anniversary of this event and to be able to provide the American public the opportunity to learn more about the UNs work by hearing directly from its staff and officials.

Talk radio and its dedicated community of listeners represents millions of Americans across the U.S., said Michael Harrison, publisher of Talkers Magazine. This is a terrific opportunity for our hosts to bring the work of the men and women of the UN to Americas kitchens, drive times and mobile devices.

The talk radio hosts will be on the air live from the United Nations today from 5:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., offering millions of Americans the opportunity to learn more about the day-to-day operations of the international organization. They will discuss topics ranging from the massive humanitarian relief effort following the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti to the UNs multi-faceted approach to peacekeeping missions around the globe. Several UN guests will focus on the UNs role in combating poverty and improving the health and living standards for millions around the world through the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

This years participating talk radio hosts include:

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Tis the Season to Talk with Kids About Safety – New Child Safety Book, “The Authority On Child Safety,” Already #1 Best-seller


Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 11, 2012

The Authority On Child Safety: How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Personal Safety Without Scaring Them, an e-book co-authored by nationally-recognized child safety advocate and founder of Keep Georgia Safe, Gary Martin Hays, serves as a starting point for parents on how to talk with their children about the reality of personal safety awareness.

We cant be with our children 24/7, so they must be equipped with the skills to protect themselves, says Hays, personal injury attorney and father of three daughters, unfortunately in the world we live in, the conversation about bullying, unwanted touch and even abduction must be discussed with our kids.

The Authority On Child Safety: How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Personal Safety Without Scaring Them, co-authored by social media specialist and child safety advocate Adam Weart and Keep Georgia Safe executive director Mary Ellen Fulkus, is a blueprint to help parents with discussions such as:

US Police Officers Aid Police in Sudan & Darfur with Child Safety & Medical Help – Officer McDowell Discusses Obstacles on Dr. Carol Francis Radio Talk Show – Dec 6


Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2012

Currently programs organized through Safe Harbor International are addressing complex survival needs on individuals in East Africa. Food, medical attention, law and order, safety of children– these are basic human needs in East Africa assisted by Police Officer Dave McDowell and many police officers he has organized through Safe Harbor International, Safe Harbor Police Outreach, and “Operation Safe Child.” Dave McDowell reveals hardships faced by inhabitants of South Sudan, Darfur, and Uganda. How can police officers from the United States help communities and peace-officers in these conflicted areas? “Police officers in these African Countries need and want assistance,” explains Officer Dave McDowell on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Show (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dr-carol-francis/2012/10/22/us-police-officers-aid-police-officer-in-sudan-darfur) today.

Dr. Carol Francis interviews Dave McDowell, a police officer from Oregon and California who helps police officers in East Africa to effectively address issues of justice, fairness, and safety. Dave McDowell, in conjunction with many other police officers and professionals who volunteer with Safe Harbor International help families, children, medical professionals, and parents receive needed assistance and protection in these troubled countries of East Africa such as South Sudan, Uganda, Darfur. Dave McDowell’s journeys and stories will inspire many to help and others to compassionately understand the complications of East African citizens of all ages.

Dave McDowell is from Bend, Oregon and the Director of International Police Training & Outreach at Safe Harbor International Relief. For more information – McDowell works in conjunction with Safe Harbor International. McDowell’s organization can be contacted at http://www.policeoutreach.com/contact_us.aspx

Dr. Carol Francis, Psychologist and Marriage Family & Child Therapist dedicates this and all programs to encourage each of us to Make Life Happen NOW! Helping when we can and never falling short of being all we can be in the short time we have here. Dr. Carol Francis services South Bay Area of the Los Angeles County in Torrance, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, El Segundo, San Pedro, Long Beach- California. Call 310-543-1824 for one-to-one session on line or in person only. drcarolfrancis.com.







Reputation Changer Exhorts Parents to Talk Frankly About Sexting

New York, New York (PRWEB) May 13, 2013

Sexting is still a fairly recent phenomenon, but the reluctance and embarrassment that parents often feel when it comes time to talk about sex with their children is nothing new; according to Reputation Changer, though, there has never been a more critical time for parents to talk to their kids openly and honestly about sexting and other kinds of sexually-provocative exchanges, via phone and computer. As recently as March of this year, a rape case from Steubenville, Ohio won national headlines, with an incident of sexting lying at the heart of the case. Now, with summer approachingand more and more kids finding themselves out of school, bored, and unsupervisedReputation Changer says it is urgent for parents to make the sexting conversation a priority.

Here is our standpoint regarding sexting, comments Reputation Changer president and CEO Michael Zammuto. You are your childs parent offline, so you need to be the parent online, as well, involving yourselves in the decisions your kids are making on their phones and on the Internet. No parent wants to find that his or her child is engaging in sexual activity over the Web, or sending out potentially compromising photosand parental involvement can go a long way toward keeping kids on the straight-and-narrow.

Zammuto says the consequences of sexting can prove diresomething he says is exemplified by the Steubenville case. Its not just that sexting is so closely intertwined with cyber-bullying, though, or even that there have been cases of sexting leading to rape, he remarks. Something else that should concern parents is the fact that, on the Internet, everything is forever. If your kids are posting compromising photos or embarrassing exchangeseven privatelythat information is out there, on the Internet, indefinitely. There is no way to reel it back in, and no telling when it could resurface in your childs future.

According to Reputation Changer, there are several tips parents should follow as they think about talking to their kids about sexting. The first and most important step, Zammuto says, is simply being willing to have the conversation. This is not a topic on which parents can afford to be timid, or to take a hands-off approach, he states. It is imperative to decide to talk to your kids, and then to follow through with a candid conversation about sex and technology.

Zammuto says another way for parents to watch out for their kids is to gain first-hand technological experience. If you know that your child spends hours every day on Facebook, then you cannot risk being the parent who knows nothing about Facebook, Zammuto says. Get a profile and become friends with your kids.

Reputation Changer also recommends that parents consider the message kids are getting from recent celebrity scandals and to ask their kids directly about their technology use. Ask the question point blank: What did you do on the Internet today? Ask who theyve been texting with. Ask these questions every day, not to be nosy, but to keep the lines of communication open, offers Zammuto. You can also make this a two-way conversation, sharing with your kids about your own life on Facebook and other social media sites.

It is not just kids who parents should be talking to, but other parents, as well. If you have friends whose kids are a similar age, ask them about their childrens social media, computer, and cell phone use, Zammuto advises. Ask how theyve talked to their kids about sexting, toowhat works, what doesnt.

Zammuto finishes by saying that candor and transparency are always the best policies. Talking with kids about something as serious as sexting is a challenge, no doubt, but being honest and open with them about sex, about bullying, about gossip, and about the importance of maintaining a clean online reputation is something parents should prioritize, the Reputation Changer president concludes.

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With Summer Heat Reaching Record Temperatures, Mancuso-Nowak Insurance Agency Urges Parents to Talk to Their Kids about Heat Safety


Shrewsbury, MA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013

Extreme heat and its impact on individuals is certainly felt by everyone especially children. Whether its outside on the playground or inside of the family car, young children are at high risk when it comes to the heat. According to a June 25, 2013 article in the Orlando Sentinel, childrens bodies heat up three to five times faster than adults bodies do. This year, officials worry, is on target to be one of the worst yet when it comes to heatstroke-related deaths in children.

As of June, there have already been three deaths in the U.S. as a result of children being left in hot cars. Last year, 32 children in total died. Although many states have laws against leaving a child alone in an unattended car, it often only takes a few minutes and some parents may not have thought twice. With record breaking temperatures this summer already, the local insurance agents at Mancuso-Nowak Insurance Agency urge parents to educate their kids about the heat, symptoms of heat-related illness, and how important it is never to go into a car without a parent.

Start by talking to kids about the warning signs of heat-related illness: