Helpful tips

R. Buchanan

This is the beginning of a monthly column designed to give you information that will be helpful to you.

There will not be any legal, medical, tax or other professional advice. But we will say, “Here’s something, talk to your lawyer (doctor or CPA).”

Here we go!

Your trash is a leading cause of identity theft. Getting and using a shredder could save you a lot of grief. But here’s the catch. You have to place the shredder in a convenient, easy to reach place. Make it so easy you have no excuse but to use it frequently.

Paper shredders for home use are priced all over the spectrum but I found Walmart and Amazon had the cheapest ones.