Monday, July 7, 2008

4 Steps to Help Protect Your Financial Information

Here are some steps to help protect your financial information:
  1. Review your credit report annually for free with one of the credit report bureaus. Equifax (1.800.525.6285), Experian (1.888.397.3742), or TransUnion (1.800.680.7289).
  2. Review monthly statements to ensure they match your record of activity.
  3. Never share your account numbers or other personal financial information over the phone unless you initiate the call.
  4. Shred all personal and financial information before discarding it.