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Ways to Protect Your Identity

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Falling victim to identity theft can severely affect your credit report, making it difficult for you to get a loan, buy a house or land a job. Fortunately, there are many precautions you can take to ensure the protection of your identity.

Here are some things you can do to protect your personal information:

  • Store financial records, Social Security and Medicare cards in a secure place
  • Shred documents that contain personal or medical information
  • Retrieve incoming mail from your mailbox as soon as possible
  • Be wary when giving out your social security number — always ask if you can use another form of identification instead
  • Create passwords that are not easy to guess by using numbers and symbols
  • Refrain from responding to emails and messages that ask for personal information
  • Avoid putting personal information on a public or shared device

Consider enrolling in an Identity Theft Protection program with Members Exchange. Protection plans start as low as $2.50/month for individuals. Take a look at our Identity Theft Protection Plans to see which one would be right for you.

Protection Plans include:

  • Daily credit monitoring
  • Personal credit reporting to check your credit score
  • Alerts when suspicious activity is detected
  • Educational information & seminars
  • Up to $1 million identity theft insurance coverage to recover lost funds
  • 24/7 support team for fraud resolution & prevention assistance

Click here to learn more ways to protect your identity.