Identity Theft

How To Protect Yourself

Tip #1: Keep your financial records, Social Security and Medicare cards in a safe place.

Tip #2: Shred papers that have your personal or medical information.

Tip #3: Do not give your personal information to someone who calls or emails you.

Tip #4: Use passwords that are not easy to guess.

Tip #5: Only give your Social Security number if you must. Ask if you can use another kind of identification.

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