Five Contacts You Need In Your Phone Book

As well as all our friends and family, there are a few other numbers we need in our phonebook. Perfect for those times we are in a pickle or have an emergency, these numbers should always be at hand to help us get out of a tricky situation. So which professional’s digits do you need to keep? As long as you’ve got these five people by your phone, you’ll be Ok, whatever happens.

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Your Family Doctor

This is especially important if you have young children. You never know when one may have an accident or be struck down with a virus. Whenever someone in your family is ill, save yourself the bother of trying to find your local doctor’s number. Keep it stored in your mobile phone’s contact list. Your local doctor will have your whole family’s medical history so will be able to help you efficiently.

A Locksmith

On hectic days, we can easily misplace our important belongings. One of the most inconvenient things to lose is your set of house keys. To try and prevent this, always keep them in the same place. However, if you do ever lose them or, even worse, they get stolen, you’ll need to contact a locksmith. If you are out and about when you lose them, having a locksmith’s number in your phone will help remedy the situation quickly.

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Credit Card Hotlines

If you lose a credit card, you’ll have to act fast to make sure you do not become a victim of fraud. Keep the hotline to cancel your cards on your phone. Phone the company and explain your situation. You may have to answer some security questions first to identify yourself. Once you call, your credit card company will be able to cancel your card and send you a new one.

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Your Partner’s Work

You’ll probably already have your partner’s mobile phone number in your contact list. But it’s also a good idea to include their work or office number. This is just to be on the safe side. If there is an emergency at home, you may need to contact them at work. You never know when their mobile may be out of use. Maybe they forgot to charge it up or left it at home. If you have their office phone number with you at all times, you’ll always be able to reach them. If they aren’t at their desk, you can always leave a message with their colleague or receptionist.

Now that you have these numbers in your phone book, you’ll be able to leave the house knowing you’ll be prepared for whatever happens!

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