Shredding any personal papers that have your account numbers and other information is an important step to take in order to protect your identity.

Here is information on how long it is recommended to keep certain documents. Some items such as bank statements and credit card statements may be accessed online.

Secure Your ID Day is an opportunity to have some of your documents shredded for free.

The events will be held Saturday, April 26 from 8am to 1 pm at the ND events and 9 am to noon in the Twin Cities.

Locations are:
Bismarck: Wells Fargo, 1050 E. Interstate Avenue

Fargo: Wells Fargo, 2501 13th Avenue South

Jamestown: First Community Credit Union, 111 9th Street SW

Twin Cities: US Federal Credit Union branches in:
• Bloomington, 2772 East 82nd St
• Burnsville, 1400 Riverwood Drive
• Fridley, 6303 Old Central Ave N.E.
• Lakeville, 7644 160th Street
• Minneapolis, 2535 27th Avenue South

The public and business community is invited to bring up to two boxes or bags of documents to be shredded. Documents to be shredded should be removed from binders, but staples, paper clips and CDs are okay as is.

Click here for participating locations around the United States.

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