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ASK SHELLEY: Maintaining Family Records

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I am not sure what is happening to me right now, but I am really into the organizing mode.

It goes further than cleaning out accumulated clutter: I want my family records organized and shared with others in my family.

Once again, I am happy that UF/IFAS has tools to assist people when they feel similarly.  Writing down this important information in an organized fashion can make looking for vital records much faster and easier for both you and your family if the need arises for them to do so.

This publication provides suggestions on what papers are vital to keep and where they should be kept.

Decisions need to be made if something should be kept in a safety deposit box or in a waterproof and fireproof locked box within your home.

Click here to read the full article.