Identity theft is one nightmare you don’t want to deal with. It can ruin a persons life by destroying their financial credibility which is a foundation in our modern society. Thieves can rack up debt on your credit and once your credit is tarnished, you’d be surprised how wide spread the negative impact is. Credit reports are not only used by institutions considering you for loans, but also landlords and employers. There are at least some steps a person can take to ensure that they are protected as much as possible. Use two factor authentication. Turning this on means you will not be able to access an account without a secret code that will be sent only to you. Setting up alerts can also mitigate risk by creating a warning system before the damage is too great.
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4 Vital Steps to Protecting Your Identity