'Why you can ignore the 6 year rule in throwing out bank statements' blog discussion

This is the discussion to link on the back of Martin's blog. Please read the blog first, as this discussion follows it.

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  • md458
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    Blog is certainly right that the landscape has changed especially with the misselling that has happened on some items.
    I'm not sure where I would stand if this had happened to me but I have scanned all my documents that I had filed away longer than 6 years so have a digital copy. Would this be sufficient if another 'scanda' came up?
  • Similarly to md458, the way I deal with this is to scan and OCR every document that comes through the letterbox and email and sort them in Dropbox as PDFs. I chuck the originals in a box file and never look at them again.
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