1. The next time you order
checks have only your initials (instead of first
name) and last name put on them. If someone
takes your checkbook, they will not know if you
sign your checks with just your initials or your
first name, but your bank will know how you sign
2. Do not sign the back of your
credit cards. Instead, put "PHOTO ID
3 When you are writing checks to
pay on your credit card accounts, DO NOT put
the complete account number on the "For" line.
Instead, just put the last four numbers. The
credit card company knows the rest of the
number, and anyone who might be handling your
check as it passes through all the c heck
processing channels won't have access to it.
4. Put your work phone # on your
checks instead of your home phone. If you have a
P.O. Box, use that instead of your home address.
If you do not have a P.O. Box, use your work
address. Never have your SS# printed on your
checks.(DUH!) You can add it if it is necessary.
But if you have it printed, anyone can get it.