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The other night, I was sitting at home minding my own business when my smartphone — that device that so many of us can’t remember life without — made a noise. It wasn’t one of the usual suspects — a text, phone call or news alert from any of the five or so news apps I have. So, I reached in my pocket, looked at the screen and frowned.

The alert was from the free credit monitoring service I had signed up for as part of the free online budgeting tool my husband and I use. I’d received a few alerts before, but this was the first time one was unexpected.

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