Safeguard [ˈseɪfɡɑːd] - protect from harm or damage with an appropriate measure.
Here are some ways to keep your money and information safe:
Keep your savings safe in the bank. This will not only keep your money safe, but also help you save more as you will not be able to dip into your savings every time you want to buy something on a whim.
You can request your parents to keep your prized possessions in a bank locker or you can even use the locker at home if your parents have one. However, if you use a locker at the school or club etc. be very careful about keeping it locked at all times. Also, ensure that no one else knows what all you are storing in it.
Digital passwords provide the same safety that a physical lock does. Almost all electronic devices have the option of setting one. This is a smart and easy way to keep your device and the information on it safe. Just make sure you don’t use your date of birth, phone number, address or other such obvious passwords. Don’t share this password with anyone and make sure you change the password often.
While our gadgets, social networking and online shopping has made our lives simpler and more fun, they have also put us at greater risk of being cheated off our money or personal information. We have to take extra care to ensure we stay safe.
Here are some tips from privacy and security experts on how to protect your money when banking and shopping online.
Caution: Don’t show off your belongings. This may tempt or attract unwanted elements. Stay humble, stay safe. Also remember, anything you post online once, stays there forever. You cannot delete it.
Caution is the parent of safety. ~Proverb
Better to be safe than sorry. ~American proverb
He who fails to plan, plans to fail. ~Proverb
The idiom, ‘A stitch in time saves nine’ suggests that if we do the right thing at the right time, we can avoid a lot of trouble in the times to come, while ‘throw caution to the wind’ is used to suggest a state where you start taking risks and stop worrying about the danger involved.
How do you identify a fake ₹ 2,000 note?
The ₹ 2000 currency note has 17 identification marks. Five of them are:
It’s always better to be safe than sorry. Take extra steps to protect yourself—both your money and your information.
Never carry extra cash on you.
Never show off or brag about what you have.
Do not share sensitive money-related or personal information with anyone online. Be vigilant at all times and do all you can do to reduce your risks of identity theft, fraud, and spam.
Anything you post online once, stays there forever. You cannot remove it.
For each website that you visit, observe what the URL starts with. Which one of the following do you see?