Should I sign up for identity theft protection?

Monday, June 1st, 2009

About identity theft protection

Don’t be a victim – identity theft can happen to anyone. One way you can prevent it or catch it early is with identity theft monitoring. This is especially useful in situations where you know your information has been compromised.

In most cases it is OK to just check your credit report once or twice a year to check for unusual activity or incorrect information.

However, if you think that your identity may have been stolen or that the details of your personal information may have been compromised, you can monitor your financial profile by signing up with an identity theft protection service.

Identity theft can become a hassle to straighten out since it is often not caught until months or even years have passed. You can reduce the headaches you will have to deal with by staying on top of the situation.

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