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Do Not Carry These in your Purse or Wallet

Do Not Carry These in your Purse or Wallet

It sometimes seems that when you look at what people carry in their purse or wallet, we can go back and think of an old Seinfeld episode where George Costanza has this 3-inch wallet. The problem today is that identity theft and health care theft is on the rise. Just the other day, our car that was left unlocked had been rifled through. They found nothing of value, just a bunch of unused napkins and junk, so I guess we considered ourselves lucky.

The fact is, it boggles one’s mind what people leave in their vehicles and also what they carry with them. In today’s world of growing criminal statistics, people need to be much more focused on safeguarding both their person and their property.

Police report that a growing number of thieves are checking unlocked vehicles at night and rifling through your glove box and console to search for anything of value, including guns and wallets! Wow, this is shocking to think someone would leave those items in their car overnight or even at a parking lot. Crime is on the rise all over the world, and the safety and security of your valuables are more critical than ever.

TotesNewsworthy Special Travel Tip:

Some people leave their real jewelry at home or in a safety deposit box at their local bank. It is a smart move to leave your precious diamond rings and gold chains in a safe. Some travelers have a habit of purchasing costume jewelry to act as replicas, thinking they will only lose fake stuff. However, the problem is that thieves are not professional jewelry appraisers. Is it worth being be mugged, hurt, or even killed over cheap costume jewelry?

The answer is no, of course, so the best advice for anyone traveling is to keep casual and blend in with the crowd. Don’t dress flashy and try to show off. Instead, stay vigilant and always avoid areas that appear run down or have no people. Keep your real jewelry and expensive clothes for when you can valet park in upscale, secure areas where you will simply be walking in and out.

So to make it simple, here are five things you can share with your friends about what not to keep in your purse or wallet.



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