If anything can go wrong, it will go wrong while you're on vacation -- which is arguably the worst time a household calamity can strike. Returning from a memorable journey and learning something has gone seriously wrong at home can be downright devastating.
Here are a few tips for you to think about before heading off on your vacation.
Ensure your Contents insurance is up-to-date
Stop your mail
Alert the neighbours
Curtains closed or open?
Unplug your electronics and appliances to protect them from power surges
Dec 1 1998: First movie shot in NZ ... more Dec 2 1917: 'Six o'clock swill' begins ... more Dec 3 1960: Bluff Harbour Island opened ... more Dec 6 1935: First Labour Government takes office ... more Dec 9 1867: First passengers traverse Lyttelton rail tunnel ... more Dec 10 1908: Rutherford wins Nobel Prize ... readmore
Dec 11 1907: Parliament Library escapes fire ... more Dec 12 1961: First Golden Kiwi draw ... more Dec 13 1642: First recorded European sighting of NZ ... more Dec 14 1843: First Auckland A&P Show ... more Dec 15 1951: Belmont viaduct blow up ... more Dec 18 1642: First encounter between Maori & Europeans ... more Dec 20 1832: NZ's first cricket match ... more Dec 21 1971: Full steam ahead for Kingston Flyer ... more Dec 23 1953: Queen Elizabeth II arrives for royal tour ... more Dec 25 1894: First ascent of Mt Cook ... more Dec 30 1835: Charles Darwin leaves NZ after 9 day visit ... more Dec 31 1853: Grey leaves NZ after first term as Governor ... more
AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR
Mark O'Donnell and the team at CFS Limited would like to wish you a Merry Xmas and a prosperous New Year. Here's hoping that your Christmas will find you among family and friends, sharing the spirit of the season.
Our office will be closed as from midday Thursday 22nd December
and re-opening again on Monday 9th January 2017.
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Mark O'Donnell Authorised Financial Adviser