Your parents or loved ones may not be very organised people. This can lead to many frustrations. Bills and legal documents can be found in the most unusual places, such as a life policy in a stack of newspapers, power bills under the place mat at the dinner table. Papers in drawers.
First of all, it may be a good idea to buy them a safe to keep their important documents in. Organise it with file folders labeled for easy understanding. Make copies of everything as well as certified copies for the most imporatant things.
Here are a list of 20 important items that you absolutely need to be able to locate:
Everyone’s situation is different. As the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention can be worth a pound of cure”.