Scary Stuff – Identity Theft
Preventing Identity Theft
Your Identity Belongs to You. Protect It, Too.
The best way to protect yourself against identity theft is to prevent it. If your identity is stolen, you’ll be able to lessen problems by being prepared to act quickly.
Start with Good Preventive Habits
•Leave your Social Security card at home in a safe place.
•Shred papers with personal information.
•Reduce your credit card accounts, and carry only the cards you need.
•Photocopy both sides of your credit cards and store safely.