Better safe than sorry: Shred paperwork from closed accounts

In the latest issue of Consumer Reports, the experts responded with a definitve yes when asked whether fianancial records for closed accounts of parents who died several years ago pose an identity theft danger. Quoting their response, “Thieves have stolen IDs of the dead, but your biggest risk is that there might be something in those boxes about you: beneficiary information, say, from life insurance policies. Shred the documents or a pay a reputable company to do it for you.”

The fact is, any personally identifying information in the wrong hands poses an identity theft threat. HV Shred can help make the process easy and quick. Outsourcing shredding service means no hassles with sorting out staples, paper clips, bank books, check books, or even small binders.

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