Millions of Americans are victims of identity theft every year. Check out these quick tips to make sure you are not one of them.
Consider these practices when using checks.
Here are some best practices when using credit cards.
Consider these practices when it comes to PINs and Passwords.
Try to follow these guidelines when it comes to social security numbers.
Make sure to adhere to these practices when it comes to your mail and trash.
Use post office collection boxes for outgoing mail, rather than your home mail box.
Shred any trash that may contain personal information, including charge receipts, credit applications, insurance forms, medical statements, checks and bank statements, expired credit and debit cards and direct mail credit offers.
The national credit reporting agencies (CRAs) host a joint service to allow consumers to exercise their right to opt out by calling a toll free number (1 888 5OPT OUT / 1 888 567 8688) or online at www.optoutprescreen.com.