Avoid fraud – create your “My Social Security” online account now
Social Security is moving inexorably to more use of online capabilities to provide services to beneficiaries, and a key part of that initiative is to allow you to create a “My Social Security” online account to give you access to all of your personal information. But, as with anything online, there are some risks which you should protect yourself against. Importantly, you are at risk if you haven’t already created your own secure online Social Security account because a scammer with your name and Social Security number might beat you to it and divert your payment to their own bank. With all of the scamming going on today, protecting your Social Security account by creating your online “My Social Security” account should be high on your priority list, as explained in this MSN Money article written by Karla Bowsher. Click here to read more.