I pick up my mail from the various senders. Most are within 150 miles so
once a month I visit the phone company, electric company, friends that want
to send me birthday cards, etc. The following month I make the same trip
dropping off checks and picking up the next month's bills. I save a bundle
I still have a rickety old mail box up but I didn't fix it very well
the last time a bunch of idiots went by in the middle of the night and
drove over mine and a few other mail boxes in our neighborhood. That
shit happens way too often out here in the country.
I still get a few things in the box but I didn't fix the flag so I
don't put any outgoing mail in the box. That's a little bit of a
security risk these days anyway with all the creeps out there trying
to steal folks identity.
I have a PO. Box in town anyway so I try to get most every thing sent
there. I got that when I was selling a bunch of stuff on eBay for a
couple of years and didn't want to post my physical address on the
internet. Now, I only have to go get the mail two or three times a
week so It ain't much of a hassle for me.
As far as stuff with the banks and loans and the IRS and such. Even if
I took down the box I would still have a physical address for my
residence. It's just that my mailing address would be different. But I
have run into a couple of instances when purchasing stuff on the
internet that some folks won't ship to a PO Box.
We have a house that we rent out that does not have a mailbox. All
mail I am expecting is sent to me instead. I don't get the junk mail.
I wouldn't want to have a mailbox because anything important delivered
there is likely to not be seen by me.
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