Lock your credit down like Alcatraz
Nicole Fornabaio/ rd.com 2017 was the year of the credit hack—Equifax’s mega-breach that leaked 150 million social security numbers was just the tip of the iceberg. Start with freezing your credit and then make sure you’re doing these 23 things to prevent identity theft now.
Come up with a “not-to-do” list
Nicole Fornabaio/ rd.com To-do lists are a fabulous productivity tool (not to mention that to-do lists help you live longer) but they only work if you’re not distracted by a million other little things. Counteract this effect by writing down a short list of common distractions you want to stop doing—like checking Facebook on your phone, snacking between meals, or watching TV in bed—and post it where you can see it.