Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Safekeeping Records Essential for Financial Wellbeing

Dec. 5, 2007 -- Protecting important family records from the ravages of fire and water damage could save a family heartache and possible financial difficulties should a natural disaster like a fire or earthquake occur.

That's why a fire- and waterproof safe is perhaps the most important gift you can give yourself, your family and your friends this holiday season, according to the California Society of CPAs.

"Losing your home in a fire is bad enough without the added burden of your vital records going up in smoke," says Mitch Freedman, CPA/PFS. He noted that even if documents survived a fire or an earthquake, they could be damaged by water from burst pipes or fire hoses. Read on ->

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