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How To: Stop Identity Theft

Posted by Credit Union 1 on May 31, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Identity theft is nothing new, and yet it still manages to cost its victims billions of dollars (yes, that’s billions with a “b”) globally each year—not to mention the time and hassle involved in recovering a stolen identity. 

The good news is there are tons of things you can do to deter identity thieves. The bad news is that many of us do little beyond choosing a decent password (and some people don’t even bother doing that!). Here are the top five information jackpots for identity thieves, along with helpful tips on what you can do right now to protect yourself. By being aware of top five information jackpots and implementing these simple strategies, you can keep identity thieves at bay.

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