October 19, 2010
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America; more than 9 million Americans are victimized each year.
How safe are you from identity theft? Unfortunately, a lot of the information you need to protect is kept in a very vulnerable place—your wallet.
Fortunately, there are ways to help keep your information secure is if you follow a few simple rules. Primarily, it involves changing your attitude toward your personal information, and respecting the potential for financial loss that comes with not keeping it secure.
For more information about preventing or recovering from identity theft, visit the Financial Education section of MoneyManagement.org