Do not be a victim of ID Fraud. This theft is when your personal and private information including your name, address, date of birth etc are stolen and to be used to purchase goods and other services in your name.
How often do you just throw out your bank statement, utility bills or even credit card statements with your day-to-day rubbish? You assume as your household rubbish is in a secure bin liner or rubbish collection bin that your identity is safe.
Are you thinking of taking in a lodger? As you get older you may be thinking of how I can supplement my earnings/plan for retirement. One way is by taking in a lodger. This is currently very popular especially with the cost of living, higher bills etc. By renting out your spare room it is a good way of making extra income in effect for very little work.