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What's the best way to store your bank info?

What's the best way to store your bank info?

I had to come to terms with my increasing number of PINs, bank accounts, temporary passwords, credit cards and had to write the information down on a piece of paper.

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Guest [Entry]

"I worry about this more if I were to die- how would my wife know any of my passwords?

My solution was to take an old USB flash drive and save the data as plain text. No encryption, no secrecy, just a mypasswords.txt right in the root of the drive. That drive is then stored in a secure place that only she and I really have access to.

The reason for the plain text is that I don't want my wife to have to worry about encryption, encryption passwords, corrupt Word or Excel documents, etc. This way she can read it on any machine without having to jump through hoops first.

Good luck!"
Guest [Entry]

"Clipperz

This blog post and a linked podcast go into a lot of detail about why this is secure."
Guest [Entry]

Use KeePass and keep the database itself in a DropBox / LiveMesh folder. That way its accessible from anywhere, but encrypted so its useless to anyone but you.
Guest [Entry]

I just store them in a .txt (possibly, but not always, on my raid 1 volume rather than the raid 0).. All my hard drives are encrypted with AES so it shouldn't be a big concern.