Taking Charge of Your Credit

Taking Charge of Your Credit

BUILDING CREDIT Establishing credit is useful for everything from buying a home or car to satisfying a potential employer. A secured credit card, geared to first-time users, usually requires a cash deposit equal to the credit limit. Becoming an authorized user on a...
Identify Theft Prevention: Tips & Resources

Identify Theft Prevention: Tips & Resources

Protect Your Social Security Number Don’t carry your Social Security card in your wallet and only give your Social Security Number (SSN) when absolutely necessary. Ask why a SSN is needed, who has access to it, and how it will be kept confidential. Don’t print your...