Bank Deposit Boxes, Not as Safe as You Thought!

Bank Deposit Boxes, Not as Safe as You Thought!

Did you know that there are no rules or laws requiring banks to reimburse customers if valuables in their “safe” deposit boxes are stolen or destroyed? According to The New York Times, “There are no federal laws governing the boxes; no rules require banks to compensate customers if their property is stolen or destroyed.” There are countless stories of banks losing customer’s boxes and contents. This isn’t the type of theft that’s easily taken care of in court either. It’s rare that those who’ve been stolen from are compensated much, if any. The banks have

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5 Simple Steps to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

5 Simple Steps to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Helping you secure your valuables in quality safes is our primary business, at the same time we want to do what we can to help you stay safe in other areas as well.  Home safes, jewelry safes, and gun safes are an important part of your big picture security plan.  It is also important to protect your good name, your personal identity and your personal valuables.  Approximately 15 million United States residents have their identities used fraudulently each year with financial losses totaling upwards of $50 billion.  That means, 7% of all adults have their

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8 Tips for Personal Safety

8 Tips for Personal Safety

Personal safety cannot be stressed enough. We all get too comfortable in familiar surroundings. While paranoia isn’t a great way to live, practical precautions are ALWAYS a good idea. The uncertain times in which we live can cause otherwise good people to veer off track. Don’t allow yourself to be a target just waiting to be had. The following practical precautions can go a long way towards building an awareness that can keep you safe. 1. Situational Awareness. Use the 360 Mindset, a military term that describes being alert in all directions, front, back, side

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