Fight identity theft with your BBB, and take advantage of our FREE Shredding Event
this Saturday, September 28, 2013
. Identity theft is an enormous problem and shredding all documents containing personal information is the first step you can take to secure your personal information.
This event is sponsored by your BBB and NeoShred, and will be held at 895 E Tallmadge Avenue, Akron, from 9am-12pm
. Residents and small businesses in Akron and surrounding areas are encouraged to bring up to 10 containers of documents to be safely, and securely shredded at no cost.
If you are not sure what records to keep or what to dispose, visit us online at akron.bbb.org/secure-your-id/ for a full records retention schedule. BBB suggests the following:
• Keep for 3 years:
Bank statements, expired insurance policies,
employment applications and more,
• Keep for 7 years:
Invoices, cancelled stock certificates, payroll records, withholding statements, cancelled stock & bond certificates and more,
• Keep permanently:
Deeds, mortgages, tax returns, audit reports, insurance records, legal correspondence and more.
Contact us at (330) 253-4590, or visit akron.bbb.org
for additional information about the BBB’s Secure Your ID Day.