A few years ago, I had a house fire. Luckily, no-one was home, and no-one was hurt, but we lost everything, including all of our important papers. It took forever to replace them, and it was so inconvenient! So now we keep everything in a safety deposit box at our bank. What sorts of things should you keep in there? Here’s my list of the 9 items to keep in your safety deposit box, or a fire-proof box at home, just in case…
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It’s a great idea to keep some cash in your safety deposit box. It doesn’t have to be much, just a month’s worth of expenses, in case of an emergency. You could use this if you can’t get into your regular bank accounts, to pay your expenses until you can.