Piecing your life back together? Trying to help a loved one? Lucky so far but concerned? Few things can wreak havoc on your finances like a natural disaster, but financial stability is within reach. Prepare for or recover from the financial impact of a catastrophe with these resources.
|Take a deep breath. You may be facing a variety of financial concerns, but these materials can help you plan your next moves and get on the road to recovery.||Don't be caught off guard. No one is immune from Mother Nature. Brace your finances so they weather the storm with the information below.|
|Post-Natural Disaster Money Tips(PDF)
Address post-crisis issues, including filing insurance claims, handling credit accounts, and reconstructing your home.
|How to Plan for Financial Emergencies (PDF)
Even if you have been lucky so far, it does not hurt to prepare for unexpected events.
|Beware Predatory Lending (PDF)
In the aftermath, you may need some cash – learn which loans you should avoid.
|Emergency Savings Accounts (PDF)
Equip yourself to handle a loss of income or unexpected expenses that can accompany an upheaval.
|How to Communicate With a Creditor(PDF)
Get the dos and don'ts of communicating before you pick up the phone.
|Why You Should Have Renters Insurance (PDF)
Find out more about renters insurance and how you can protect your property from loss.
|Early Delinquency Intervention (PDF)
Paying the mortgage can become a major burden after a crisis, but foreclosure can often be avoided.
|Life Insurance (PDF)
Ensure your loved ones are provided for if misfortune strikes.
|Identity Theft Solutions (PDF)
Protect yourself. A disaster can expose your personal information and increase your vulnerability to identity theft.
|How Not To Lose Everything (PDF)
Take these steps now to prepare your finances for unanticipated situations.
|Fight Fraud with a Credit File Freeze(PDF)
Learn what a freeze is and how it can protect you from identity theft.
|Property Inventory Checklist (PDF)
Make your inventory today, and be prepared for tomorrow.
|Financial First Aid (PDF)
Cope with the difficulty of paying your bills due to a loss of income or unexpected expenses.
|Personal Financial Information Organizer (PDF)
Arrange your account information so you can contact your financial institutions quickly.