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Free Shred Event Saturday in Fairfax County

By Scott Roewer | July 21st, 2011 | Comments »

We learned recently of an upcoming free shred event for Fairfax County residents in Virginia. Residents can take up to five boxes of personal papers to shred. Do you shred your documents at home or how do you protect your identity? Below is more information from the county’s website. The Fairfax County Solid Waste Management […]


Shred Your Papers, Help a Marching Band!

By Scott Roewer | September 18th, 2008 | Comments »

Quince Orchard High School Marching Band will benefit from a free community shred event THIS SATURDAY, September 20th.  Shred-it trucks will be on site from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM to destroy old bills, love letters from your past lives, confidential documents, etc. Quince Orchard High School is located at Route 28 & Quince Orchard […]


Free Shredding in Montgomery County – Again!

By Scott Roewer | September 9th, 2008 | Comments »

Identity theft is one of America’s fastest growing crimes. Shredding your personal papers is one of the best ways to protect yourself. NBC4, PNC Bank and Shred-It have once again, teamed up to bring you the next NBC4 Safe & Secure Community Shred event. You can bring up to five boxes of your personal papers […]


Paper Shredding Scissors – Tool or Toy?

By Scott Roewer | August 26th, 2008 | Comments »

November 2014 Update – Dynomighty no longer sells the shred scissors but you can easily find them online with the help of a search engine. In a previous post, I showed you the Dynomighty Magnets. Well the same company sells this cool set of portable shredding scissors. “This new Luddite paper shredder is perfect for […]


Opting Out Saves You From Unwanted Credit Offers

By Scott Roewer | July 15th, 2008 | Comments »

The volume of credit offers I see cluttering the homes of my clients is unreal! All the paper, postage, gasoline to move those letters, and time to deliver them is such a waste. Needless to say, they usually just go into the trash and fill our landfills. Take a stand and opt out of these […]


Protect Yourself From ID Theft

By Scott Roewer | July 5th, 2008 | Comments »

While researching ID Theft Information for a client, I discovered this video the FTC’s website. Watch the video to learn some good information on what to do if your ID has been stolen. Having fallen prey to a phishing email scam a few years ago, that emptied each of my checking and savings accounts, I […]