This post will be very brief as there is not any long drawn out explanation of what you should do. I will start by explaining why it is important. This is a short how to of learning simple ways to dispose of your empty prescription or medication bottles if you do not repurpose them.
There are a number of things you can do to protect your identity in all aspects of your life but one place we forget to consider is our home. Most of us think because it is our home we do not have to do much more to keep things safe within our own domain. Well, we are wrong. Many people have checks, Social Security Cards and more stolen from their homes by friends, family or even contractors/maintenance. There are TWO things every home needs. I know you are now thinking, my stuff isn’t safe anywhere. Sucks right?
Here are 8 insane facts about identity theft. You would be so surprised about some of these facts. This is a real problem that we seem not to truly address. Since no one else wants to talk about it, I will and I will share the knowledge with you. Stay Woke.
Gas station pumps are an easy way to have your debit/credit card information stolen. Thieves place skimmers on gas station pumps to obtain your card info to be used in the future. These quick rules can help you minimize your risk for being a victim of a gas station pump skimmer:
This post is a step-by-step guide to disputing fraudulent accounts. This is an easy and free way to remove fraudulent accounts from your credit report.
So, you get your credit report and you see a bunch of information you know for sure isn’t yours, what do you do? Initially you think it’s fraud right? Yup, you think it’s fraud and you are ready to call the police and credit bureaus. What if I told you it could be a mistake, would you believe me? Probably not. How can the credit bureaus get anything mixed up if they have my social? Well, you will be surprised how much stuff can get mixed up.
I wanted to give you a brief write up with quick tips to help minimize your risk for identity theft. You don’t have to do all of these… I mean you don’t have to do any of these.