Fault Lines Are Creeping in California

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Trick or Treat! Did you feel it? Tuesday’s 5.1 earthquake near San Jose, California, crept up on millions of residents throughout the Bay Area with strong shaking.  The creep to be blamed here is the Calaveras Fault, a 100-mile stretch of the East and South Bay Areas. The Calaveras fault is known for it’s fault creep, […]

Financial Preparedness: The Beginner’s Guide to Success

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Financial preparedness is a big part of emergency preparedness and disaster planning. Becoming financially prepared for an emergency, like a natural disaster, will protect you and your family from long-term loss and heartache. Earlier this week, we gave tips on making a Financial First-Aid Kit. With your kit assembled, you’re ready to plan for long-term […]

Financial First-Aid Kit: Supplies for Financial Preparedness

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What is a Financial First-Aid Kit? Survival supplies are often what comes to mind when thinking about emergency preparedness. However, have you considered financial preparedness for the next earthquake or natural disaster? If not, a financial first-aid kit is an excellent way to start. Similar to a medical first-aid kit for physical harm, a financial first-aid […]

The earthquake drought of California will end, but when?

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California faces more than a lack of rain. The Los Angeles Times declared that California is in an earthquake drought, and the end of the drought will bring destructive results. When Will the Next Big Earthquake Strike? In this L.A. Times article, experts paint a clear (and unsettling) picture of a big quake waiting to happen. […]

COVID-19, Earthquakes, and Large-Scale Disasters: 4 Keys to Preparation

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The COVID-19 worldwide pandemic is unlike anything we have seen in maybe a century. Shops have closed their doors, people globally are quarantined at home, governments are struggling to respond, the economy is in crisis, and everywhere there is panic about safety and survival in a new reality. The impact on people’s health, income, investments, […]

Earthquake Shakes Northern California

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A 6.5 magnitude earthquake shook Nevada on Friday morning near the California border. At least four aftershocks were reported, and the quake was widely felt as far as the San Joaquin and Sacramento valleys. Read More From The Source Have you protected your home with earthquake insurance? Visit our site today to get a free quote […]

Your Complete First-Aid Kit Checklist for Disaster Planning

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If there’s one thing in common with all emergency preparedness scenarios, it’s the fact that you need to have a first-aid kit assembled. For this week, make it a goal to get are fully stocked up with first-aid supplies for your car and your home. You don’t necessarily have to purchase a ready-made first aid […]

Earthquake Insurance: Who Has It and Who Needs It

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Today we are rattling off about the shaky subject of earthquake insurance. We touched on this a little bit in our Financial Preparedness series, including best earthquake insurance practices, but we are going to go a bit more in-depth on for this update. One of the most commonly asked questions is, “Do I need earthquake […]

Earthquake Myths Explained: 9 Ways Fiction Got it Wrong

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If you were to search the internet for “Earthquake Movies,” you may (or may not) be surprised with how many results you’ll find. San Andreas, Apocalypse, and 10.5 are three recent films that paint a grim story of the likely earthquake and the speculative aftermath. Is Hollywood onto something, or do these movies push more earthquake myths than fact? […]