Six Tips To Help You Protect Your Identity

Tip #1 Protecting Your Identity - Opt Out Pre Screen

Remove your name from pre-screened credit offers at www.optoutprescreen.com or call 1-888-567-8688.

 

Tip #2 - Protecting Your Identity - Do Not Call Registry

Add your telephone number(s) to the National Do Not Call Registry at www.donotcall.gov 
or call 1-888-382-1222.
 

Tip #3 - Protecting Your Identity - Direct Mail Removal

Go to www.dmachoice.org and remove your name from individual 
Direct Mail Association Member mailing lists. 


Tip #4 - Protecting Your Identity - Fraud Alert

If you believe you have been a vistim of identity theft then you will want to place an alert on your credit file.   

Equifax           1-800-525-6285  or www.fraudalerts.equifax.com 
TransUnion    www.transunion.com/personal-credit/credit-disputes/fraud-alerts.page 
Experian         www.experian.com/fraud/center.html 

 

Tip #5 - Protecting Your Identity - Social Security Statement

Monitor your Social Security STatement of benifits and earnings every year to verify no one has used your social security number for employment purposes.   
Go to www.ssa.gov/mystatement to request your copy.

 

Tip #6 - Protecting Your Identity - Innovis Fraud Alert

Go to www.innovis.com and request a copy of your credit report and if needed place a fraud alert at https://www.innovis.com/InnovisWeb/pers_placeFraudActiveDutyAlert.html