August 23rd, 2016 | Important, Important!
As an example, you may never think that your home will be damaged by fire,
but if by chance it does happen, please keep the important documents in a safe place.
The following is a list of important documents that should be kept in a fire-safe container
and how long to keep them in that safe place.
DOCUMENT HOW LONG TO KEEP?
Birth or death certificate Indefinitely
Contract Seven years after expiration
Tax Records Minimum of six years
Health Records Indefinitely
Marriage Certificate or divorce decree Indefinitely
Bank and credit card records Six years
Mortgage or other loan papers Three years after loan is paid off
Insurance policy Four years after expiration
Home and property inventory Indefinitely