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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safe_deposit_box

A safe deposit box, also known as a safety deposit box, is an individually secured container, usually held within a larger safe or bank vault. Safe deposit boxes are generally located in banks, post offices or other institutions. Safe deposit boxes are used to store valuable possessions, such as gemstones, precious metals, ...

www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/cnfall09/five_things.html

Jun 10, 2014 ... 5 Things to Know About Safe Deposit Boxes, Home Safes and Your Valuables. 1. Think about what should or should not be kept in a bank's safe deposit box. Good candidates include originals of key documents, such as birth certificates, property deeds, car titles, and U.S. Savings Bonds that haven't been ...

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Jun 16, 2017 ... Safe deposit is often a bank's most misunderstood service area. Typically, it is located far from the main floor and tucked away inside a huge vault in some distant corner of the basement. Many bank customers take safe deposit for granted. A brief review of the main rules and regulations for safe deposit can ...

www.bankrate.com/banking/savings/safety-deposit-box-etiquette-what-not-to-put-in-your-safe-box

Oct 31, 2017 ... Renting a safe-deposit box can help secure important personal documents, collectibles and family heirlooms. But it's important to make wise decisions about: What items really belong in a safe-deposit box. What happens if those items are lost or damaged. Who has access to the box. What happens to the ...

www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/31/515.326

515.326 Custody of safe deposit boxes. Safe deposit boxes shall be deemed to be in the custody not only of all persons having access thereto but also of the lessors of such boxes whether or not such lessors have access to such boxes. The foregoing shall not in any way be regarded as a limitation upon the meaning of the ...

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If you put money into your bank account -- whether it's a checking, savings, certificate of deposit, money market deposit or individual retirement account -- the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insures each account for up to $250,000. If you place items in your safe deposit box at that same bank, there is no FDIC ...

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I've had a safe deposit box for over a year now. When I first got mine I did some research on safe deposit boxes and thought I'd share some of what I found out. 1. Safe deposit boxes are pretty affordable. I have one that is roughly four inches high by six inches wide and two feet long, which costs me $20 per year. The larger ...

www.safebee.com/money/3-things-you-should-never-put-your-safe-deposit-box-and-6-things-you-should

Aunt Millie's elaborate emerald brooch may not be your style, but it's a beloved heirloom you'd like to keep in the family. A safe-deposit box is a better place for it than a dresser drawer. But remember that safe-deposit boxes aren't federally insured, so the same rules about storing other valuables apply — in other words, you ...

www.bankofamerica.com/deposits/manage/faq-safe-deposit-box.go

Find answers to your frequently asked questions about safe deposit boxes with Bank of America FAQs.