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.