Give a thief 10 minutes to look in your purse, wallet or car and he/she will have plenty of information to steal your identity!

Purses or wallets stuffed with social security cards, birth certificates, passports, PIN numbers and passwords, bank account statements, payroll check stubs, receipts and more are an identity thief’s dream. Some of these items have even been stolen from a glove compartment of a vehicle. When was the last time you cleaned out your purse, wallet or glove compartment? De-clutter these items to protect yourself against identity theft! 

Here are some tips to help safeguard your personal information: