Originally Posted by MrsM
I'm glad I use a prepaid Visa card for everything
Yep, and I plan ahead hubby goes to town and puts the money I need on there and calls me as soon as he does it and I use it right away. They can't steal it if it isn't there. It cost $1 per transaction and the peace of mind is worth it to me.
It's a little safer but they can still steal your identity and use your info to get credit cards, purchase homes, rent homes. Make your life a nightmare. The new thing is to steal the SS#'s of children because it's usually years before it is discovered.
If you have small children it's a good idea to run credit checks on them.