With our world being more inter-connected with technology and identify theft becoming more prevalent, monitoring your personal information for potential fraud is vital. Below are resources on why freezing your credit report is so important and steps you can take to protect yourself today.
- Why you should put your credit report on ice – From Kiplinger’s Personal Finance – click here
- 3 Easy Steps to freeze your credit – click here
- Sign up for Wisconsin DOT e-Notify to receive text/email notification for account activity alerts; change of address, driver license/ID renewals and vehicle plate renewals – click here
It is also a good practice to set up Multi Factor Identification (MFA) with key online accounts. Bank accounts, credit cards, retirement accounts and other similar accounts to add an extra layer of security.