I recently have had several credit cards compromised. On one, there were fraudulent charges. On another, someone called
So much information is online – someone could probably figure out my best friend’s name (from Facebook), where I was born (by searching public records), what high school I went to (again from Facebook), my mother’s maiden name (also in public records), and a host of other words I would use in security questions.
Here’s what I’m doing to protect myself.
- Changing my user name and password on all websites
- Making up a new BFF
- Talking to the credit bureaus about protecting my ID
- Making sure my privacy settings on Facebook and other social media sites are at the highest level possible
- Purchasing a new wallet with RFID protection
If you have other ideas of things I or others can do, please let me know.
When you go to buy a home, your credit is critically important, don’t let it get messed up by people affecting your accounts. If you’d like further information, please call me a (206) 790-0081 or email Jamie@JamieFlaxman.com.