Identity theft happens. It’s an unfortunate fact of modern life. But there are certain steps you can take to help keep your personal information from falling into the wrong hands.
Every day, you do things to protect what’s most important to you. And you know what? You do them almost automatically. Routine things like looking both ways before you cross the street, brushing your teeth, and buckling your seat belt.
Another routine to get into is keeping tabs on your identity and personal information. Here are five easy ways you can do it:
Before you know it, protecting your personal information can be as routine as locking your doors at night.
Identity fraud is currently the fastest growing white collar crime in America. Current findings indicate that about 11% of identity theft is traced to online, computer-based crimes.
Sometimes protecting your identity is not enough. Just like locking your doors won’t prevent all burglary, Identity theft prevention won’t prevent all ID theft. In these instances, it pays to have the proper insurance in place. Most homeowners insurance companies offer Identity Fraud Expense coverage as an endorsement to your home insurance policy to assist in covering expenses incurred with this crime.
Insurance providers offer this endorsement for a low additional annual premium and most companies DO NOT apply a deductible for this coverage. Coverage includes expense reimbursement for:
Call me today for a complimentary review of your insurance policies!
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