Negative interest rates have come to America

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Simon Black August 25, 2017 Atlanta, Georgia, USA One of the truly mind-boggling absurdities in modern finance has been the creation of ‘negative interest rates’ around the world. Negative interest rates are particularly prominent in Europe. Starting back in 2014, the European Central Bank (ECB) slashed its main interest rate to below zero. One bizarre effect of this policy is …

How Safe Are Your Valuables?

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Not all vaults are the same. Before placing your valuables in a bank or private vault, it is wise to thoroughly investigate the security measures employed to ensure that your valuables are really secure. The following are important questions to ask: Does the bank or private facility have a real vault or merely some form of ballistic protected material over …

Yet Another Reason To Use USPV – A Home Safe With $10MM Stolen In LA

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From AP – a home safe in LA with $10 Million in it was stolen.  Police say the burglars took the safe from a walk-in closet, and used a rug to move it down some stairs and out the front door. Police officers responding to a security alarm discovered the burglary. Doesn’t that make you want a USPV box?!! http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_STOLEN_SAFE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-04-02-17-48-16

Some Ways USPV Prevents Employee Dishonesty

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The security of customer’s assets is our number one concern at U.S. Private Vaults. USPV employs numerous security measures and procedures to protect customer assets from threats, both external as well as internal. Here are a few: All USPV employees and officers as well as the ADT security guards must pass criminal background checks. The vault has time locks which …

Interesting Reading… Sites We Love

Kent Martin Asset Protection, Financial Crisis, Gold, Privacy, Security Leave a Comment

One of the main reasons that we started USPV is because we could see ourselves using this service.  We are all quite concerned about the direction of the country and follow closely subjects like the financial crisis, privacy, and asset protection.  We all have some favorite authors and commentary, and I thought I would share them here: John Mauldin: http://www.johnmauldin.com/ …