Traveling this summer? It’s the season to do it, so no one can blame you for wanting to go exploring. But while you’re gone, you’re leaving a lot of things unprotected. Not your home or your possessions, but even your identity. How do you keep that incorporeal concept all nice and safe?
Identity thieves are always looking for openings or weakness, so don’t be giving out any information to just anyone. That includes credit cards or finances with anyone you don’t trust.
Be mindful of your expenditures and your money. You want to catch any problems just as they start, nip in in the bud before it can spread. And thanks to devices like laptops, phones, and tablets? You can always have a watchful eye on your bank accounts.
Let your bank (and any other financial institutions you work with) that you are traveling and could end up being impersonated. Just in case.
None of this could happen. And your trip could be perfect. But these tips can help keep you from stressing out and worrying during your holiday.
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