There is no shortage of reasons to protect your important documents and get them in order in a place where they cannot be lost.
According the to the American Red Cross a majority of Americans do not have important paperwork below scanned and saved to either a jump drive, CD, or in the cloud.
What important documents do I need to have a backup of?
Here is a list of important documents that you should always have backed up and/or ready to take with you in the event of an emergency. Never be without the things you will need to rebuild your life.
- Driver license
- Health Insurance Card
- Insurance Policies *
- Mortgage and other loan papers
- Property deeds
- Car title and registration
- Marriage license
- Your will
- Last year’s tax returns
- Your bank account numbers
- Your brokerage account number
In the event of a fire or other disaster, it’s a good idea to have a stored home inventory list or pictures for an easier claim process. Learn more about How to Create a Home Inventory.
WHAT DO YOU NEED IN AN EMERGENCY?
Being prepared for an emergency, means being equipped with the proper supplies that you and your family may need in the event of an emergency or disaster. These items should be stored in an easily accessible location that is ready to go in a moment’s notice. Afterall there will be no time to go shopping for or search for supplies.
Getting prepared may sound difficult or time consuming but it’s as easy as 1-2-3!
1. Prepare and Emergency survival kit
2. Make a Plan with Your Family
3. Be Informed
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