Weddings are a joyous part of life, but what does a wedding and identity theft have in common?
Newlyweds are much more likely to be victims of identity theft than the normal population. Trying to join your finances and the decisions involved give ID thieves an opportunity.
So many choices need to be made before and after you say your vows. Are you joining bank accounts? Do you change or keep your name? Will you open new credit cards together? These and many more questions are just the start of your new future together. Problems or mistakes made on one form may cause you to fall victim of identity theft. So, Weddings and identity theft have more in common than you may think.
What can you do to keep a wedding and identity theft from happening to you?
Some things to think about:
1. Paying for wedding vendors with a check gives access to your account numbers.