Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Shopping

The holiday shopping season is prime time for identity thieves.  Holiday shopping often involves risky behaviors such as opening new credit cards, carrying around multiple credit cards and using your credit card online to make purchases. These activities can put you at a greater risk for having your information stolen or compromised.

No one wants to have their holidays ruined due to an identity theft issue. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to keep your personal information safe this holiday season and beyond.


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