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How Safe Is Your Safe Deposit Box?

I have routinely recommended that people use a bank safe deposit box to store valuable papers and small assets. The physical protection of a bank vault, plus a system of access requiring two keys kept by the customer and the bank, would seem to provide a great deal of security. Yet several recent news articles […]

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Tips on Insuring and Distributing Your Collections

There is much to be considered with your valuables under the new tax code.  Mary Pilon  from The Wall Street Journal discusses the many tax issues that could arise when settling estates and different ways to handle them.  She writes, “under current law, heirs of 2010 estates who sell assets at any point in the […]

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