Every week you have your routine always being careful to make sure it never changes. You go through all your bills and write out all the checks to pay your utility bills double check your credit card statements against the bank statements. Once this is completed you go through your checkbook making sure it is balanced to the penny. Once all your satisfied that all is well, you feed each bill, statement and anything else which might contain your confidential information through the paper shredder. You do all this because you are a very safety minded person. You pride yourself on being very thorough, taking every precaution to protect yourself and our family from as many outside threats as you possibly can.
Or have you? All the time you spend destroying the documents which were mailed to your home you may as well go out onto the street and hand them to everybody who happens to walk by. Why? Because without you having invested in a locking security mailbox, your mail is put into your mailbox by your mail carrier, left sitting there most of the day, a lot of times hanging out of the mailbox because the junk mail ads are too big to shut the door, and your mail just sits there waiting for somebody to come by and pick it up. Your mail does not care if it is you that picks it up or not. It is happening more and more each year, the U.S.P.S. reports an increasingly alarming rise in the occurrences of mail theft; sometimes it is the neighbors kids just looking to pull a harmless prank, but more often then not it is for the purpose of identity theft.
When you make the wise decision and invest that ever so carefully managed money into a locking security mailbox, you are making an investment decision that will save you many years of aggravation and thousands of dollars wasted when you have to fight to restore the identity that is rightfully yours.
Locking security mailboxes come in every shape, size, color, and use imaginable. Whatever your needs may be you will find the right one to suit your needs. You can get wall mounted for low profile looks, if you regularly receive larger packages you can get a locking security mailbox with a hopper door. You can get multi-unit mailboxes if you happen to live in a subdivision.
Being made of durable steel, a locking security mailbox will almost always be enough protection to deter a would be identity thief, featuring doors which are specially designed to be pry-resistant and the walls will withstand baseball bats and hits from skidding cars.
In closing, no matter how safety conscience you may be; if you don’t take a good hard look at what is, or could be happening to your mail, your every precaution will be wasted. Thousands of people every year go through the nightmare of identity theft. don’t let yourself become a victim. Invest in a security locking mailbox, invest in yourself.