3. Read your mail promptly

August 10, 2018

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You might already check your credit card statements for unexplained charges, but you also need to review any paperwork that comes from your health insurance carrier to make sure no one is getting medical care in your name. When you are away on vacation or business, you should also place a hold on your mail so no one will steal it (and possibly your identity) in your absence.

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