June 9, 2015 Fact of the Day: What percentage of wealthy investors have been hacked?
DID YOU KNOW THAT ALMOST A QUARTER OF WEALTHY INVESTORS HAVE HAD THEIR CREDIT CARD HACKED IN THE PAST YEAR?
In fact, 9 percent of those who have been hacked have had their cards hacked more than once in the past year.
Women are slightly more likely to have had their cards hacked at 28 percent compared to only 21 percent of men. Wealth level does not seem to be a factor in credit card hacking. As an increasing number of individuals turn to online payments of bills, hacking becomes an even bigger issue. In fact, 60 percent of investors now pay most of their bills online.
Financial advisors and providers need to assist investors in protecting their accounts….credit cards as well as all of their financial assets.
Do you know what to do in case your credit card has been hacked? My card has been hacked several times in the past year. Make sure you are diligently watching your accounts.
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