Organizing Financial Paperwork

By Karen Larsen

A closeup of a man using a calculator and taking note of his calculations

We’ve likely all thought about what we would grab should a tornado strike, a flood or fire threaten our home; favourite photos, the family pet or any number of nostalgia items. But what would be the most helpful as you try to reorganize once the emergency is over? What information do you need to have at hand if a disaster or emergency arises and your home becomes inaccessible?

The following document provides an outline of what information you should save and where it should be stored. A financial binder is a starting place for what documents you should have at home and what will be easily taken when you leave your home in an emergency.

Organizing Financial Paperwork