Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Tips


View the following fraud prevention tips:
  • Get a copy of your credit report every six months and check it to ensure there are o accounts you didn't open.
  • Never give your credit car number to someone who calls you on the telephone.
  • Read your monthly statements carefully and report any discrepancies immediately.
  • Rip up or shred your old checks and bills before putting them in the trash.
  • When you renew your driver's license, don't use your social security number too easily available.
  • Guard the PIN numbers you use on your various credit cards. Don't write them down in your personal planner, and don't leave them on a slip of paper in your purse or wallet.
  • Ask "Why?" when people request your financial information.