Earthquake Insurance: Who Has It and Who Needs It

do you need earthquake insurance

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 Preparation in 8 Essential Steps

Stay in bed during an earthquake.

Most people don’t think about earthquake preparation the way they think about preparing for other dangers. We all know that earthquakes are a risk, but they don’t feel real. Earthquakes aren’t something you can see in your daily life. Earthquakes can’t be predicted. Earthquakes are hard to understand. You think, “It’ll never happen to me” […]

Washington-Oregon Coast Risk Factor

Father and Sons Exploring Rocky Beach

Earthquakes can set off a chain reaction, and how we understood that reaction may not have been correct. Education and preparation are the keys to earthquake safety and financial security if you live in an earthquake-prone area. Check out to learn how you can protect yourself from the unexpected, or to find an earthquake […]

What is the Cascadia Subduction Zone?

Homes in Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest coastline has a hidden danger just beneath the surface. Its name is the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Escola State Park, Oregon Coast. How dangerous is the Cascadia Subduction Zone? The last massive earthquake from the Cascadia Subduction Zone was in the year 1700 and measured at 9.0 magnitude. There have been countless smaller […]

Eight Packable Emergency Survival Kit Supplies For Your Car

Earthquake Kit

When you think of emergency supplies, do you think of a large shelf in the corner of your garage or basement overflowing with everything imaginable? If you live in an earthquake or natural disaster-prone area, like California or the Pacific Northwest, you know emergency preparedness is all about collecting the supplies. The effort to make sure […]