Practical Tips to Keep You Safe
We live in a digital world, so keeping your personal information secure and understanding the tools fraudsters use to commit crimes is critical.
Protect Yourself from Fraud
Fraud Here are steps to insulate yourself from financial intruders, it’s always a good practice to:
- Check your credit report for inaccuracies. You are entitled to one free copy from each credit bureau every 12 months.
- Keep your Social Security Number private. Only give it out to reputable companies after you have contacted them, not after they have contacted you.
- Shred financial documents. Dumpsters are a main source of information for identity thieves.
- Verify web security. Only provide personal financial information on “https” websites.
Minimize the impact of fraud by taking the steps above to safeguard your personal finances