shredded paperAccording to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, over 17 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014, and that number continues to grow each year. Anything with your name and address, bank account details, credit card information (current or expired), Social Security number, pay stub information, usernames or passwords, or even your signature makes you vulnerable to identity theft, which is why document shredders are so invaluable to keep your information safe.