Since it’s free to do now, you can freeze all of your [Equifax, Transunion and Experian accounts.](https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2018/09/starting-today-new-law-allows-consumers-place-free-credit-freezes)
If you’re interested to know what’s on your credit now and your score, [you can find out in about 5 minutes.](http://themoneymanners.com/getting-your-score-from-the-big-3/)
That by itself will likely stop 90% of ID thefts, the key is to make yourself a less appealing target than the next person.