September 9, 2013
4 Steps You Should Take to Prepare for a Natural Disaster
Take these precautions now to save time, money and grief in the case of a natural disaster.
You can save a lot of time, money and grief by planning ahead to prepare for a natural disaster.
Save hard and electronic copies of important documents like account numbers, passwords, tax returns and insurance policies in a secure, offsite location.
Take a photo inventory of everything you own for insurance claims.
Understand what is and isn't covered by your insurance policies. If a disaster strikes, document damage and track your expenses.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers suggestions for developing a family emergency plan, building an emergency kit and learning what to do before, during and after a crisis.
Bottom line: Even though catastrophes can't always be predicted, their likely aftermaths can. Be prepared.
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