How to Protect Yourself From Financial Fraud

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 1:16 pm, Posted by Absolute Destruction

Financial fraud occurs when someone denies you money that’s rightfully yours or harms your finances by deceptive, misleading, or other illegal means. There are several forms of financial fraud, including but not limited to the following: Identify Theft: This occurs when someone steals an element of your financial information — like an account or credit […]

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Reasons to Shred Your Old Bank Statements

Friday, January 20, 2023 11:11 am, Posted by Absolute Destruction

How long do you hold on to your bank and credit card statements? It may very well be longer than you need to. It’s recommended that individuals destroy their bank statements after only one year and businesses destroy them after six. With banks sending monthly and annual paper statements, it’s understandable to have accumulated a […]

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How to Safely Get Rid Of Old Employee Records

Thursday, January 5, 2023 3:18 pm, Posted by Absolute Destruction

The period of time that you need to store employee paperwork — including items like pay stubs, timesheets, payroll information and contracts — varies based on your location. Here in Ontario, you must hold on to employee paperwork for the duration of your employee’s time with you, and then for an additional three years after […]

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