Consumer fraud is more prevalent as hackers become more sophisticated with their techniques. We do our best to protect our debit card pins, credit card numbers, and personal identification but what about retirement accounts? How well versed are you with your financial institutions policies regarding investment account security breaches and what protection is offered? This article spells out a few major guidelines and provides some tips on how to keep your retirement accounts secure. At Soundmark, we work with Charles Schwab who provides 100% loss coverage to any Schwab accounts due to unauthorized activity. Becoming a successful investor not only includes investing wisely but also protecting your asset information.