Many people do not realize that credit files at the three major credit agencies are wide open to the public. The data breaches that have occurred in the last few years provide plenty of information for a thief to obtain credit in your name. This article explains why you should freeze your credit now and how to do it.
Written by Connie C. Guelich, CFP, AEP, CLU, ChFC. This represents our views at the time of this writing, and it is subject to change. It is not intended to be personal investment advice. If you would like to discuss your own account, please don’t hesitate to call us.