A major earthquake in the northwest is going to have major impacts on the financial market immediately following the earthquake as well as long term damage. Learn how you can take precautions to mitigate this risk.
Secure Your House Foundation - Literally
Most likely your biggest investment is your home. If your home was built before 1980 your home and financial stability could come off its foundation in a major earthquake. Learn how to properly strap your home to its foundation to secure your biggest investment properly:
Earthquake insurance varies greatly between different insurance companies. Call your insurance company for your home owners policy to ask about rates. Be sure to ask about the following details:
Home construction requirements (house bolted to foundation)
If they are backed by a larger company in case all of their policies in the northwest need to be paid