Print this page   Close this window

Christian Community Credit Union

ID Theft Assessment
How secure is your personal information against identity theft?
To find out, answer Yes or No to the following questions.
  1. I shred all pre-approved credit offers, account statements, and financial documents before disposing of them.
  2. I never carry my Social Security card.
  3. I have a locked, secured mailbox.
  4. My Social Security and driver license numbers are not printed on my checks.
  5. I review each of my credit reports annually.
  6. I only carry those credit cards that I use.
  7. I carefully review my monthly credit card statements before paying them.
  8. When shopping on the Internet, I buy only from secure websites.
  9. I am aware of all my creditors' due dates, and know immediately if a bill is missing.
  10. I know the security procedures at my place of work.
  11. I never reveal personal information unless I initiated the contact and know exactly who Iím dealing with.
  12. I have up-to-date virus protection software installed on my computer.
  13. I never store personal and financial information on my laptop.
  14. I know exactly what to do and who to contact in case my wallet is stolen.
  15. I have complete copies of all my credit cards stored in a safe place.
  16. All of my account passwords are too complicated for anyone to guess.

For maximum identity theft prevention, all of the answers should be Yes.
Have a few (or more) No's? Review the Identity Theft Prevention section for safety measures.