Perhaps you have grown with your mom or grandma telling you to always keep your valuables safe and intact. Thus, you have always thought of getting or renting safe deposit boxes where you can keep your precious possessions. However, there are some items that are worth keeping, and there are some that are not. What are the best items to keep in your safe deposit box, and which ones need to be placed somewhere else?
Valuables include items such as your passport, jewellery, money and even documents these days and it’s very important because of fraud, that no one gets hold of your passport or any sensitive documents. Make sure you’re safe by getting yourself a security system. Most safes are very high tech these days and the industry is always keeping up with how thieves work.
CD rates are typically higher and higher rates mean more interest earned for you. Even if you open a CD for only three months at 0.60% you’re still earning triple what you would in an average savings account.
Do you keep valuables and keepsakes in a watch safe box? Although, your property is safe, how many times do you wish you had a special item at home so you could enjoy it, but it was just too much trouble to go to the bank to get it. After all aren’t “things” supposed to be enjoyed. You can’t enjoy them if they are not within easy reach. So consequently, they are just stored somewhere and it may be years before you ever see or touch them. What fun is that? A favorite ring, bracelet or necklace should be worn whenever the occasion arises and a special keepsake should be admired and held from time to time. Keepsakes can rekindle joyful and fond memories and can just plain make your smile. So, don’t deprive yourself of joy.
Almost all banks offer safety deposit boxes. If yours is located in a country where you have no problems, it doesn’t matter much which one you use. But you should have at least one person you trust who knows about the box and is able to access it. If you have an accident it is important that your box not be forgotten or abandoned.
Gold certificates are a low risk way to invest and earn a profit. With a gold certificate you are guaranteed your purchase is pure gold. Make sure the gold certificate is backed by the government. If it is not backed by the government take your time and research where you are buying it from. Gold certificates are safer for the simple reason you don’t have to keep the gold in your home so you wont have security issues to deal with.
One of the most important things you can do to protect your jewelry when you travel is to take only what is essential. The more you take with you, the more at risk you are for having a loss. Take only what you normally wear every day and keep what you leave at home secure in a safe as well.
In the next article, we will look at Building a Profit-Making Website. As of now, I want you to be familiar with the five Essential Tools in this chapter. Please go ahead and register your web hosting and obtain your domain name, but once again, let me urge you to give the domain name a good thinking through before decided which. If you choose a wrong one at the beginning stage, fine, it only costs another US$10 or so to register another. But you need to make sure it is a domain name you want to own for years and years to come. Who knows, one day you may even sell that domain and the whole web business for $1 million? So, choose carefully.