The DocSafe, available here, is a secure and simple way of storing documents online. Simply put, The DocSafe is an online safe deposit box used to organize and protect (ensure that they last) important documents such as wills, medical records, and family information, that they may need to access in the future.
Here is the advert by The DocSafe, just to give you an idea of what it’s about before I talk at length about it.
In the interests of keeping my information secure, I will not put any personal information in my walkthrough. I am only putting in a few screenshots of certain pages, because it is simply to give you an idea of what the site is about, and what you can store in it. As you can see from the menu, you can store your personal information, your marriage documents, your children’s information, your emergency contacts, your medical information, information on professional advisors, estate, insurance and retirement planning, information on military benefits, business planning, real estate information, your financial information including your taxes, funeral planning, and if need be, other miscellaneous items like recipes, or notes, or pretty much any documents you might want to save.
Comparison With Other Cloud Services
Now, you might be wondering why you would choose to use The DocSafe over services like Evernote or Dropbox. After all, these services are all secure enough for you to store such documents inside them, with Dropbox and Evernote even having 2 step verification. The answer is simple: It’s pre-organized. Dropbox and Evernote, and other cloud services, allow you to store such documents, but there is absolutely no organization. These services are not simplified and are definitely not simple for you to use. The DocSafe is exceedingly simple. You only need to follow the simple set up procedure and fill in the blanks, and everything is done for you. Simple. The DocSafe also helps remind you what documents you ought to be saving, which ensures that you do not miss one crucial document when saving them online.
See just how simple it is to use The DocSafe below.
The DocSafe offers a free 14-day trial, after which you would be able to choose whether you would like to continue using the service, or stop using it. It costs $5.95 USD per month, and $49.95 USD per year (you save $21.45 per year buying the annual membership), and unlike other cloud services which charge you based on your required storage space, The DocSafe has no limits. It’s one pricing for any amount of documents you would like to save. As long as you can attach your document to an email, you can upload your document to The DocSafe.
The DocSafe is a nifty and useful tool to help ensure that you have your documents with you all day, everyday, whenever you may need it. If you live in a natural disaster-prone area, such as an area prone to fires, cyclones or floods, this would be immensely useful. Just think, currently there are three important things to secure before running out of your house that is – God forbid – burning up in flames or being inundated: Your children, pets, and last of all your documents. With The DocSafe, you now just need to worry about your children and pets. Your documents are not only safe and secure, but they are accessible everywhere, and you never have to worry about them getting lost, burnt, wet, or damaged in any other way.
You can also give your professional advisors and your loved ones read-only access to your information, so that they can also access your information anywhere. Previously, with hardcopy documents, your loved ones would have to ask your for the documents, or search for it themselves in your house, especially when searching for a will in the unfortunate event of death. Now, however, the documents can be accessed by select people, without even compromising on your security.
All in all, if you have ever wondered if there could be a better way to save your most important documents, this is definitely the answer.
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