Financial Prepping for a Mugging and Pickpocket while Traveling

If you're traveling abroad (or just out of town) how would you survive an event where your ID, credit/debit cards, money, keys, etc where all lost or stolen?

Stolen pickpocket traveling

Think worst case scenario. If you're following us, odds are you'll be prepared for this. You'd have back up docs and cash in your hotel room, you'd have stashed your wallet in your front wasitband, or have taken precautions to avoid the incident but let's say the worst has happened you had a heart attack, your belongings were stolen by a passerby while you were incapacitated. What do you do next?

Lost wallet

🗂File a police report. (Makes it official, necessary for subsequent steps, could recover property or bring justice)

🗂Visit a consulate or embassy. (Assists in obtain temporary identification, passport, returning home)

💳Contact bank. Freeze cards. Request emergency wire transfer. Have a new card issued.

🗂Contact family. Request a money transfer. (Have 2 emergency contacts that known you're out-of country. Memorize their phone numbers)

🗂Initiate a fraud report. Alert the 3 credit bureaus. Notify Social Security Administration.

🤦‍♂️Learn from your mistakes.

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