December TIP: Stay Safe when Shopping Online

Online shopping for the holidays is easy and convenient, but buying from reputable businesses is a must! Here are a few guidelines to keep your personal information safe:

  • Stay away from fishy-looking sites
  • Shop only secure websites—including on smart phones
  • Never share your Social Security Number online
  • Change up your passwords

Identity theft is prevalent and real. For more information about how to protect yourself, check out the identity theft resources on the Believe website.

 

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