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5. Monthly Bills – If your monthly bills stop arriving, take action quickly. Notify company right away. Also, review your monthly statements promptly and if you see charges or items on your bills that you do not recognize get them resolved immediately.
6. Incoming / Outgoing Mail - Pick up incoming mail promptly and do not send outgoing mail in your residential mail box. Make every effort to keep your mail as securely as possible when it leaves your house.
7. Age Matters - If you are over age of 50 you are more likely to be targeted for financial fraud. Therefore, keep this in back of your mind as you handle your daily tasks and personal information.
8. Credit Cards / ATMs - Report lost or stolen credit cards and ATM cards immediately. Be sure to carry 1-800 numbers of your bank and credit card company in your wallet.
Most analysts forecast financial fraud and identity thief to cause financial loss to hundreds of thousands people in next five years and beyond. While fraudsters are very slick and you can never be 100% safe steps above can assist in you significantly deterring yourself and family from being a victim.
Jay Fran is a successful author and publisher at Motorcycle-Financing-Guide.com, a national resource to compare motorcycle lenders. Copyright (c) 2005, by Jay Fran. This article may be freely published as long as the author's information, copyright information and the following active live link is published with the article. http://www.motorcycle-financing-guide.com/motorcycle-lenders.html