Now that you know where you stand with the credit bureaus and know how to improve your credit scores, how do you ensure that your credit and credit information is safe? Credit card fraud and identity theft are threats that can affect just about anyone. There are things we can do to safeguard our credit, and things we can do if our information is compromised. In this module, we will look at the strategies both for keeping your credit safe and for what to do if you think you have been the victim of identity theft.
As a result of this module, you will be able to:
- Describe the various methods for safeguarding your credit.
- Determine what you should do if you think your identity has been stolen.