Do not give out
financial information such as account numbers, credit or debit card
numbers, or your Social Security number, unless you know the person or
Report lost or
stolen checks immediately.
Notify the Credit
Union of suspicious telephone inquiries, such as those asking for
account information to "verify a statement" or "award a
your personal identification numbers (PINs).
financial solicitations and statements before disposing of them.
Put outgoing mail
into a secure, official Postal Service collection box.
monthly bills fail to reach you, call the company to find out why.
If your bills
include questionable items, investigate them immediately.
contact the three major credit reporting agencies to review your
credit report and make certain the information is correct.