Natural Disasters

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    Many people think that they need an accurate forecast about the future to be a successful ...
  2. Why You Absolutely Need an Emergency Fund

    What is an emergency fund, and why is it often the first component of sound financial ...
  3. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not ...
  4. The Financial Effects of a Natural Disaster

    We're all subject to Mother Nature's whims – and the damage can have far-reaching ...
  5. Prepare Your Finances to Handle Natural Disasters

    The Fort McMurray, Canada, fire is a reminder to take these easy steps to protect ...
  6. 6 Stocks That Benefit from a Weather Event

    Discover companies that enjoy an increase in business as a result of a major weather ...
  1. How Profits Will Be Made As The Globe Heats Up ...

    Climate change will harm earth and its inhabitants in various ways, but certain industries ...
  1. Suppose my garage collapsed onto my car. Are damages covered by my home insurance ...

    Generally, damage to an automobile will be covered by comprehensive car insurance, which is in addition to collision coverage ...
  2. What is a "force majeure"?

    A force majeure is derived from the French term meaning "greater force" and refers to any natural and unavoidable catastrophe. ...
  1. 10 Ways to Prepare for Nature's Worst

    Protect your financial interests from floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, hail, hurricanes, ...
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