According to the 2016 Identity Fraud study, released by Javelin Strategy and Research, $15 billion was stolen from 13.1 million U.S. consumers in 2015. Over the past six years, identity thieves have stolen a total of $112 billion.
Whether you’re a business owner, investor or just someone staring at your computer screen, keeping your social security number, bank account passwords, and credit card numbers/security codes safe is now more important than ever.
Having your identity stolen can ruin your business or your life, so learn these Life Hack tips to help you protect your passwords and keep your identity safe:
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Perhaps the youngest person to ever write for Financial Poise, Matt Niksa was an editorial intern with the company during summer 2016. Prior to that, he was a contributing writer for AOL and Medium. Subsequent to his time with Financial Poise, Matt was a correspondent with the Palo Alto Daily Post.
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