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Did you know that if a mailbox is not USPS approved, the Postal person is not required to deliver to it? This section includes information for consumers related to mail and identity theft, USPS regulations, and home security, among other topics.

No One’s Identity Is Safe, Just Ask Todd Davis

Post Time-Date 08-11-2014 | Author by bonsaimediagroup | Category Category Consumer Information, Featured, Guest Posts | No Comments »

The risks of identity theft can be pretty high. If you’re not vigilant with your personal information, it can get into the hands of the wrong individuals. No matter how trivial you think any piece of information may be, you …


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Curbside Comparison: Mail Storage Capacity

Post Time-Date 08-08-2014 | Author by MailBoss | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail Boss Features, Product: Mail Boss, Product: Mail Manager, Product: Package Master | No Comments »

Mail storage capacity refers to how much mail a mailbox can hold without being “full” so that no more mail can be deposited.

Of course, the amount of time that it takes for a mailbox to be full depends on …


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Curbside Comparison: Vandal Resistance

Post Time-Date 07-09-2014 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail Boss Features, Mailbox Vandalism, Product: Mail Boss, Product: Mail Manager, Product: Package Master | No Comments »
The Mail Boss curbside mailboxes offer superior protection against mailbox vandalism. Vandal resistance depends on strength and durability of construction, and innovation of design.

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Curbside Comparison: Tool Fishing Resistance

Post Time-Date 07-08-2014 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail Boss Features, Product: Mail Boss, Product: Mail Manager, Product: Package Master | No Comments »
This article compares the MailBoss curbside mailboxes in terms of tool fishing resistance; mailbox fishing can involve a prong or other device to steal from a locked mailbox.

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Curbside Comparison: Hand Fishing Resistance

Post Time-Date 07-06-2014 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail Boss Features, Product: Mail Boss, Product: Mail Manager, Product: Package Master | No Comments »

Hand fishing refers to reaching into a locking mailbox and removing mail by hand.

Locking mailboxes typically have either a slot design with mail deposited through an incoming mail slot, or a bin design with mail and packages placed in …


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Curbside Comparison: Pry Resistance

Post Time-Date 07-02-2014 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail Boss Features, Product: Mail Boss, Product: Mail Manager, Product: Package Master | No Comments »

Evaluating the pry resistance of Epoch Design’s curbside mailboxes, there is very little difference among the models. Due to the overall heavier-duty construction of the Mail Boss Curbside and Package Master, they rate slightly better than the Mail Manager, …


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Pros and Cons of Snail Mail vs Email

Post Time-Date 06-09-2014 | Author by bonsaimediagroup | Category Category Consumer Information, Guest Posts | No Comments »
Which is better: Snail Mail or Email? To help you decide, we've created this list comparing the pros and cons of snail mail and email.

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Five Ways to Protect Your Security When Buying Consumer Products

Post Time-Date 06-04-2014 | Author by Daphne Holmes | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail & Identity Theft | No Comments »

As summer approaches, millions of consumers will be emerging from their winter ways and many will be engaging in leisure activities they longed for during the winter. Of course, they’ll be spending money along the way, purchasing new summer attire, …


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10 Ways Thieves Steal Your Credit Card

Post Time-Date 05-12-2014 | Author by MailBoss | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail & Identity Theft | No Comments »
The most common ways thieves steal your credit card or financial info for credit card fraud or identity fraud & easy ways to protect against these threats.

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Am I At Risk Of Mail Theft?

Post Time-Date 05-07-2014 | Author by bonsaimediagroup | Category Category Consumer Information, Guest Posts | No Comments »
Find out if you are at risk of mail theft. Do you put yourself at risk? Are you being as vigilant as possible? What about the area you live in?

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USPS Food Drive – May 10

Post Time-Date 05-06-2014 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information, News & Events | No Comments »

Join the United States Postal Service in their effort to Stamp Out Hunger in our country, and participate in the largest one-day food drive in the nation. All you have to do is leave non-perishable food items in, on, or …


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Steps To Take When You Are Dealing With Identity Theft

Post Time-Date 04-03-2014 | Author by MailBoss | Category Category Consumer Information | No Comments »

Identity Theft is an all too common occurrence. In fact, over 10 million people become victims of identity theft each year and that number is steadily growing. The immediate effects of this sort of crime are obviously financial, but identity …


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Tax Season Identity Theft Prevention Tips

Post Time-Date 03-17-2014 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information | No Comments »

Identity theft increases during tax season, which is like Christmas for mail thieves. Savvy criminals know that sensitive financial information abounds, and they are on the prowl looking to take advantage this ‘special’ time of year. Whether you prepare and …


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Why Mailboxes are Federal Property

Post Time-Date 12-30-2013 | Author by bonsaimediagroup | Category Category Consumer Information, Guest Posts | No Comments »
Once you install your mailbox, and it is ready for the receipt of mail, you effectively lease your mailbox to the federal government for the service of mail delivery. Let's not forget that, as long as you have an up-to-code mailbox, receiving mail is a free service.

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Preventing Holiday Identity Theft

Post Time-Date 12-16-2013 | Author by Drew Smithfield | Category Category Consumer Information, Featured, Guest Posts | No Comments »

The holiday season is well under way. Is your identity well protected?

This is a time of year when we enjoy the company of friends and family, search for that perfect present for someone special and prepare huge celebratory feasts. …


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