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Keeping Valuables Safe DEMO

Everyone wants to feel safe and secure whether at home or when they are traveling. Additionally, people want to feel they can enjoy their valuables and other precious things without worrying about whether or not they will be stolen or broken in some way. Let’s take a look at some ways you can safeguard your valuables whether you are at home or traveling.

Safeguard Your Valuables at Home

After making sure you, your family, and your pets are secure, you should take steps to keep your most valuable possessions safe, such as jewelry, passports, fine art, financial documents, sentimental belongings, etc.

The following are some important tips to consider when determining how to keep your valuable possessions safe at home.

Purchase a fireproof safe that you can place in a secure area in your home. Keep copies of any estate planning documents and/or other legal or financial documents in the safe, a safe deposit box, or a secured file cabinet. Take pictures of your home (including pictures of each room) and your valuables to have available for insurance purposes in the case of any type of disaster or emergency situation. You may also consider videotaping your home/valuables and keeping a copy of the tape in your safe and/or in a safe deposit box. You may want to convert the videotape to a CD-ROM for easier access and storage. If you want to keep old photos secure, scan them onto your computer. Then, save them onto a CD-ROM (or other storage device) and store them in your safe or safe deposit box. This may be a time-consuming activity, but it is worthwhile in the case of emergencies or disasters.

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