Identity thieves like to get at your personal information, especially your Social Security number. In most cases, you do not need your Social Security card for identification, so take these steps and keep it safe!

  • Store your card in a secure place in your home.
  • Don’t share your number with others.
  • Avoid recording and carrying your number.
  • Ask what will happen if you do not share your number if requested.

Visit to learn more about your Social Security number and how to protect it.

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