Wednesday, April 20, 2016

What to shred?

Last week we gave you reasons why you should shred, now here's a list of what you should shred. And don't forget to get the shred event on your calendar, it's next week! 




What to shred?
  • Anything that has a signature, account number, social security number, or medical or legal information.
  • Address labels from junk mail and magazines
  • ATM receipts, Bank statements
  • Birth certificate copies
  • Canceled and voided checks
  • Credit and charge card bills, carbon copies, summaries and receipts
  • Credit reports and histories
  • Documents containing maiden name
  • (used by credit card companies for security reasons)
  • Documents containing name, address, phone or e-mail address
  • Documents relating to investments
  • Documents containing passwords or PIN numbers
  • Driver's licenses or items with a driver's license number
  • Employment records
  • Employee pay stubs
  • Expired passports and visas
  • Unlaminated identification cards
  • (college IDs, state IDs, employee ID badges, military IDs)
  • Legal documents
  • Investment, stock and property transactions
  • Items with a signature
  • (leases, contracts, letters)
  • Luggage tags
  • Medical and dental records
  • Papers with a Social Security number
  • Pre-approved credit card applications
  • Receipts with checking account numbers
  • Report cards
  • Resumés or curriculum vitae
  • Tax forms
  • Transcripts
  • Travel itineraries
  • Used airline tickets
  • Utility bills (telephone, gas, electric, water, cable TV, Internet)


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