Posted by: Public Affairs
We often make the point that disasters can happen anytime, anywhere. Sadly, natural and man-made disasters often happen with little to no advance warning, and result in significant damage to homes, businesses, and a community’s peace of mind.
We often promote three simple steps to getting prepared for disasters: making a kit, creating a plan, and being informed. One element of creating your emergency plan includes thinking about how you and your family will recover from the financial damages that a disaster can cause.
As this story in the Wall Street Journal points out, purchasing flood insurance is one way to protect yourself financially in case disaster strikes. Read the full article, and talk to your insurance agent today to find out more.
Visit FloodSmart.gov for information on the benefits of flood insurance for home owners, renters, and businesses