Which Documents Need To Be Shredded?
Our paper mail can contain credit card offers, insurance solicitations or other documents that may include sensitive personal information. Avoid the initial reaction to toss it in the trash, and find a way to securely shred these documents.
Megan outlines the FTC’s recommendations for handling documents with sensitive information. Some of these documents include:
- Sales receipts
- ATM receipts
- Paid credit card statements
- Paid utility bills
- Credit offers
- Cancelled checks (that are not tax related)
- Expired warranties