Quick Tip: Preventing identity theft

Few Americans prepare for the crime which can easily happen - identity theft.

A new study by a tech security company ERP MAESTRO says only 9 percent of Americans take the necessary steps to prevent identity theft. However, 76 percent of Americans think they will be a victim.

Here are some tips to protect yourself from being a victim.
- Use new tools and apps to manage passwords and which store and manage cryptic passwords
- Only go on secure, protected Wi-Fi

- Don't share log in credentials with anyone- that's right no one at all!
- You should also use free credit bureaus to monitor suspicious activity or pay a minimal monthly fee to have other services monitor for suspicious activity
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