Did you know that approximately every 3 seconds, someone becomes the victim of identity theft? These staggering figures show us that it is important to take steps to protect our home and finances....but how? The following tips are some ways to help keep you and your finances safe:
*Review your credit report on a regular basis and check for suspicious activity.
*Do not give out personal information over the phone, such as credit card or social security numbers.
*Never give our your pin number to anyone
*Install security programs on your computer to prevent hackers.
What steps are you taking to protect yourself?
We'd enjoy hearing your comments!
And thank you for making me Your Orange County Real Estate Connection.
Michael Caruso, Broker ABR ABRM CRB CRS GREEN GRI
2007 President, Orange County Association of Realtors