Most of us realize a Safety Deposit Box is a great place to store your valuables; from gold, silver, Jewelry, collectables and of course your personal documents. Many of us have the traditional bank located boxes but have you ever thought how you would access these important items if the banks were closed, Did you know that during the Great Depression of 1930, the Bank of United States in New York City closed, locking up over $286 million belonging to more than 400,00 people, don’t think this could happen again?
In the past few years Americans have experienced some scary times, for the first time in our history we have come very close to not paying our bills, and our government has shut down, what could this mean to millions of us with our cash, gold, jewelry and necessary documents locked away in a bank, chances are you would lose these items.
There is another option, a “Private Vault” such as “Safe Haven Private Vaults” in Sandy, Utah, this is a perfect example of how secure your important and valuable items can and should be, with its Iris scanning technology, reinforced stand alone facility, 24 hour live monitoring and 24/7 365 day access is truly what a “Safety Deposit Box” should be. banks require your personal information open a safety deposit box and they keep a key to access your valuables, why do they need a key? Safe Haven Private Vaults not only offers security but anonymity as well they do not ask for ID, address or phone number, there are no records to be accessed by prying third parties and you are the only one with key access to your personal items.
Now the great depression is a strong example of what has and could possibly happen but let’s look at the realities of most people with a safety deposit box in their local bank;
Inconvenient hours of business, what if you had an emergency at 6:00 pm on a Friday night, what if you had to access your passport or copy of your Birth Certificate, you’d have to wait until 8:00 am Monday morning. How about the gun collector how has decided to sell one of his collection pieces, buyer is leaving town on Sunday and is willing to pay top dollar for this piece but your unable to access the item due to bank hours.
Privacy, did you know that “under the Patriot Act” the DHS has the absolute right to seize, without any warrant whatsoever, any and all customer bank accounts, to make “periodic and unannounced” visits to any bank to open and inspect the contents of “selected safe deposit boxes.”
Weather conditions, during recent hurricanes, banks flooded and people couldn’t access they items, and during hurricane Katrina wiped out some 250 bank vaults.
Be prepared for any disaster or even life’s every day inconveniences store your valuables where you can access them at any point.