Learn how to protect your credit.

A thief can steal your personal information — and money — without even touching your card. That’s why it's important to be proactive. Follow these tips to help protect your cards from fraud and identity theft.

Protecting Your Card Number

  • Securely dispose of your credit card receipts.
  • Destroy old or unused cards.
  • Do not send your card number through email.

Selecting a PIN

  • Don’t use a name, birth date or phone number.
  • Ensure no one sees your PIN when you enter it.
  • Memorize your PIN — don’t write it down.

    Shopping Online

  • Verify that the website is secured with encryption.
  • Always log off from any website after a purchase transaction.