Homeowners insurance rates are heading up in high-risk areas, but owners who fortify their homes can become eligible for discounts.
When disaster strikes, you think first about the lives of those closest to you, not about grabbing a strongbox full of financial documents.
In case of a disaster, a federal law in place for more than 50 years offers homeowners protection.
Scientists say there's a big chance a significant earthquake could hit the U.S., particularly California, in the coming decades.
You don't want to take frugality to extremes when you're buying these essentials.
A new study also says more than 100 babies and toddlers die each year from injuries related to these common household items.
Having a little ready cash at home means you're, well, ready -- no matter what happens. But where should you hide it?
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