Every two seconds there’s a victim of identity theft in this country. Let Westport Federal Credit Union help protect your identity with these six recommendations. Watch Your Wallet – Carry only what you need and never carry things like your social security number, birth certificate, account numbers or passwords and PINs. Check your Credit Report…

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What is identity theft? Identity theft is when someone steals your personal information and uses it without you knowing. This can destroy your finances and credit history. How to avoid identity theft? Avoid clicking on links you are unsure about. If you are interested in links, gently hover over the link with the mouse and…

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By now you’ve probably heard about the Equifax Breach. We want you to make sure you’re protected from any future identity theft. Here’s a list of things you can do to help make that happen.     1. Check your free credit reports Under federal law you are allowed to request a free copy of your…

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