Protect yourself from identity theft

What are the best ways to prevent identity theft?

Here are 10 top tips to help protect yourself from identity theft

At ARMOURCARD we are often asked what can I do to minimise the risk of my personal data being compromised.

So we have compiled a list of the 10 top ways to protect yourself. (for the detailed list go here)

  1. Shred itlike you mean too

  2. Stash it keep your receipts when out then shred it when home

  3. Lock it up mailboxes, filing cabinets, phones

  4. Financial diligencecheck your statements and all correspondence

  5. Protect itePickpocketing

  6. Check-upskeep up to date credit checks

  7. Red Flagslook out for any unusual activity

  8. Freeze itinstall a freeze on your credit

  9. Opt-out of pre-approved credit offers

  10. Password Savvyuse different passwords

It’s often easy to forget just how easy your identity can be stolen especially in the technical age in-which we are living. By taking several steps and making them routine you will help greatly reduce your chances of having your identity stolen.

To find more about what each one of the 10 Tips means and how you can implement it go here