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Your Wallet: How to Keep Your Financial Information Safe
FDIC Consumer News
How to protect your money, your credit record — and your sanity — if you become a victim
Consider this: Your wallet is stolen. You immediately call your bank and credit card company to report the problem, close old accounts and open new ones. You even remember to call the Social Security Administration to notify them that you had your Social Security card in your wallet. At the end of the day, you feel fairly confident that the incident is behind you.