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Do You Shred Credit Card Offers and Financial Statements?


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jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
I used to shred like everything until my shedder broke!
shepptacular shepptacular 8 years
I hold on to certain things with important information but I shred most things. The majority of bank related stuff comes via computer
Maribug Maribug 8 years
I don't shred anything, but I'm a student, so I hardly get any mail that would require it, nor do I have access to a shredder.. I get my bank statements online, and if I should happen to get anything with more details than my name + address on it in the mail, I'd tear it up. Plus, I live in a country where identity theft is (for now?) fairly uncommon and credit card offers in the mail aren't that commonplace.
SDTransplant SDTransplant 8 years
I'm a compulsive shredder, but even with all my shredding, I've already been a victim of identity theft. Guess you can never be too careful.
lizs lizs 8 years
I have been shredding by hand, but skigurl gave me a great idea - I have a confidential shredding bin at the office that could definitely handle the stupid credit card checks that Citibank loves to send me.
bchicgrl bchicgrl 8 years
If I don't have access to a shredder, I take a sharpie over all of the personal info and then rip it to shreds.
soulight soulight 8 years
My workplace has a shedder so I usually use that.
skigurl skigurl 8 years
no, i'm very irresponsible when it comes to stuff like this, and will admit it
mlen mlen 8 years
i rip most things up myself- i don't own a shredder. its prob not as good but its something!
sorrowja sorrowja 8 years
I used the points I earned from my citi debit card to purchase a shedder from Best Buy we shredder everything that has our personal information.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
absolutely - everything that has any information about me will get torn up into little pieces so there's no way that someone could take my identity!
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
Just call me parnoid. I put everything in the shredder even junk mail.
Le-Luxe Le-Luxe 8 years
I am a shredder fiend! Best invention ever.
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Of course! You don't want your private info to get out there.
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
shredder* gah, I can't spell on Monday's.
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
I don't own a shreeder, but I rip it to a bloody pulp, ha!
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
I bring the documents to work and shred them here.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Our shredder gets a weekly workout; everything with identity gets shredded.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 8 years
Absolutely. I'm constantly nagging my dad to shred offers that come to him in the mail. He throws them in the recycle bin as is and I've warned him that it can be taken out of the trash and used by some identity thief to get a credit card in his name.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
I rip my stuff into tiny little peices!!!
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