Security Tips

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Protect Yourself From Credit Fraud!

If you’re like most people your credit card got a work-out over the holiday season between shopping and traveling.  A credit card is a great convenience because of its world-wide acceptance- but it should also be an area of concern.

Make one of your New Year’s resolutions to take an active role in protecting your personal information and identity.  One of the best ways to safeguard your credit and good name is by checking your credit report at www.annualcreditreport.com.

This is the only website authorized to provide free credit reports without requiring you to purchase other services.  At the site, you can order reports from all three consumer credit reporting agencies – Equifax, Transunion, and Experian.

However, to catch errors quickly, we recommend ordering one report at a time.  By waiting four months in between your request from each reporting agency, you can get three free credit reports each year – one from each service.

 

Email Hacks:  What to do if you are affected 

  • Change your password immediately
  • If the password you use is used other places, go change the password in those place immediately
  • Consider having a back up from another email provider

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