How to Protect Your Kids Social Security Number From Scams

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Did you know that adults are not the only people are at risks against identity theft? Yes, even kids are threatened by the criminal activity of ID theft. So here are tips on how you can protect your kids Social Security Number. For more information read https://www.newhorizon.org/credit-info/parents-protect-your-childs-identity/

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How to Protect Your Kids Social Security Number From Scams www.newhorizon.org

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Lots of customers are cautioned against the risk of identity theft and are recommended to take all the essential preventative measures to secure their personal information. But did you know that adults are not the only people are at danger Yes even kids are threatened by the criminal activity of ID theft.

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Suggestions on how you can safeguard your kids identity

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1. Beware when offering your childs SSN. When looking for government services for your child or claiming tax deductions for your children you will be asked to supply their SSN. However you must constantly understand how this information will be utilized prior to giving it to any company.

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2. Shred unwanted documents that contain personal information. Prior to disposing of files see to it that these do not consist of individual info about you or your child. If a file includes your kids SSN or other personal information shred it into bits prior to tossing them in the trash.

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3. Sign up for identity theft protection service There are business that provide keeping track of services specifically for childrens Social Security numbers. Signing up for such a program can assist you become signaled in case someone utilizes your childs SSN illegally.

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4. Inform your child. Kids must know that all the info they post online can be seen by anyone or hacked by identity burglars so they must be more mindful about the things they publish on the web. Moreover kids need to be recommended not to expose individual info to anybody without first asking their moms and dads specifically online.

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For more information on how to protect your kids Social Security Number read this article https://www.newhorizon.org/credit-info/parents-protect-your-childs-identity/

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