Your identity is not your own | Money Matters
How companies use your identity, and what you can do to protect it
Last updated 2/11/2021 at 9:27am
This week, the Beacon introduces our newest columnist: Nancy Ekrem of DME CPA in Edmonds. She will provide insight on financial issues that affect your life. Up first: Protecting your identity.
One of the most valuable things you own is YOU.
Your identity includes the basics – where you live, your age, and your gender. But it also includes your interests, who you know, and what you buy. So, do you know who has your identity?
Here's the life cycle of your identity and what to do to protect it.
It gets collected: Think about the organizations that legally collect information about your id...