Benefits of Earthquake Insurance for Passing On Generational Wealth

Loving Multi-Racial Couple With Pregnant Woman On Sofa At Home With Multi-Generation Family Behind

How You Can Build a Stronger Financial Future Most Americans know that their home is an investment but often don’t recognize how significant of an investment it is. For many Americans, their home is not only the most essential asset they will acquire in their lifetimes but is the primary way they will build wealth. […]

Demand Surge After Natural Disasters

Demand Surge Example: Empty Store Shelves. Sign read: to accommodate for current demands, there is a limit of 2 cases per customer on all water

Natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods can cause widespread devastation in a matter of minutes. While the immediate effects of these events are often evident, the aftermath can also bring about unexpected consequences in the form of a demand surge. In this blog, we will explore how demand surge works when a natural disaster […]

Frida: A Canine Hero from Mexico’s 2017 Earthquake

Monument of Frida, the dog rescuer

Statue of Frida in Puebla, Mexico. Photo Credit: Vallarta Daily Search and Rescue Dog Hero In September 2017, a powerful earthquake hit Mexico City, causing widespread devastation and leaving many people trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings. Amid the chaos and destruction, a four-legged hero emerged, and her name was Frida. Frida was a […]

Retrofitting a Home for An Earthquake

7 Steps to Retrofit a Home for Earthquake

Retrofitting a home for an earthquake involves making structural changes and improvements to increase the building’s resistance to seismic activity. Overall, earthquake preparation is an important aspect of emergency preparedness that can help protect lives, property, and businesses. By taking the necessary steps to prepare for earthquakes, individuals and communities can be better equipped to deal […]

Top 4 Questions You Should Ask When Shopping for Earthquake Insurance

Shopping for an earthquake insurance policy

Do your goals include retirement, getting your finances in order, or protecting your nest egg? You might be one of the many asking themselves if getting earthquake insurance should be a priority, or if it is worth getting earthquake insurance at all. Have you gotten a quote yet? Get an online quote from QuakeInsurance by […]

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 […]