Reducing your risk of identity theft starts with protecting your personal information. Bring your documents and we’ll give you peace of mind knowing they’ve been shredded responsibly. 

Saturday, April 21

Hosted by the Fort Worth branch, shred day located at the Community Enrichment Center (CEC)

6250 NE Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76180

9 am - noon (or until full) 

Community Enrichment Center logoDonations will be accepted for the Community Enrichment Center (CEC). The CEC restores hope, share God’s love and change lives. They provide families in crisis the tools they need to help them become safe, secure and financially stable. All of these programs benefit families in our local community, right here in Tarrant County.

We can only accept paper for shredding. No cardboard, ring binders, hard-cover books or other metal can be accepted or disposed of on-site.

Know When to Shred Retention Schedule

Consider these suggested records retention tips as you gather your document for our shred days.

Personal Records Retention Suggestions*

  • Bank statements/cancelled checks, 6 Years
  • Birth certificates Permanent
  • Canceled stock and bond certificates, 7 Years
  • Correspondence – legal and important matters, Permanent
  • Credit card statements, 6 Years
  • Custody agreements, Permanent
  • Death certificates, Permanent
  • Divorce papers, Permanent
  • Employment taxes for household employees, Permanent
  • Home and home improvements, 7 Years
  • Insurance policies (expired), 4 Years
  • IRA contributions, Permanent
  • Marriage certificates, Permanent
  • Retirement and pension records

Permanent Business Records Retention Suggestions** 

  • AR ledgers, 7 Years 
  • Bank statements/cancelled checks, 7 Years 
  • Board Minutes, Permanent 
  • Cancelled checks for taxes, Permanent 
  • Capital stock and bond records, Permanent 
  • Contracts and leases expired, 7 Years 
  • Deeds, mortgages, contracts and leases, Permanent
  • Depreciation schedules, Permanent 
  • Employment applications, 3 Years
  • Employment taxes (records and returns), Permanent
  • Financial statements – year end, Permanent
  • General Ledger, Permanent
  • General correspondence, 3 Years
  • GL final reports, Permanent
  • Insurance policies (expired), 4 Years
  • Internal audit reports, working papers, 3 Years
  • Invoices to customers, from vendors, 7 Years
  • Journal vouchers, 7 Years
  • Miscellaneous internal reports, 3 Years
  • Notes receivable, 7 Years
  • Patents, Trademarks, Permanent
  • Payroll records, Time cards, 7 Years
  • Personnel files (terminated), 7 Years
  • Petty cash vouchers, 3 Years
  • Physical inventory tags, 3 Years
  • Purchase orders, 7 Years
  • Requisitions, 1 Year
  • Sales records, 7 Years
  • Subsidiary GL ledgers, 7 Years
  • Tax returns and worksheets, Permanent

*Consult with your legal or financial advisor to confirm your specific needs. **Consult with your legal, financial, HR department and records manager to confirm your specific needs and requirements.