Know Your Stuff Free Online Inventory Software

Posted by Michael Hartzell on Mon, Apr 18, 2011

Prepare for the worst in your business:  floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, fire, divorce, thieves and other unfortunate surprises.  It might be boring but once completed, it is much easier to keep up and you will sleep better at night.

Taking inventory of your home and business assets is better when you have a buddy system.  Otherwise "tomorrow" may never come and when you need it most, there will be no recourse.

After tow major floods, record snow storm, collapsing roofs, break-ins and divorce; I can tell you that "it will never happen to me" is far from true.

Taking inventory and using free software online to create and update an inventory is easier than you might think.

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Welcome to Know Your Stuff™, the Insurance Information Institute's online home inventory software. This application makes creating and updating your home inventory easy. And with the free, secure online storage you will have access to your inventory anywhere, any time. You never know when a disaster may strike - but you can be prepared with a home inventory.

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This is not for taking control of your inventory for cost of goods sold.  An inventory of assets is a better use for this software.

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There is an option for a nominal fee to add business assets.

After doing taxes, are you ready to add this to your task list?  It would be a good test for a potential manager to take on.

If you believe that being prepared before disaster strikes is important, check out

If you are not happy with Know Your Stuff, then try:

The next time you want to follow up with a warranty, you will refer to the information online vs. digging through storage.

Topics: Accounting, Free Software