Californians know that the Big One is not ‘if,’ but ‘when.’ And no one wishes for a large earthquake – not now, or ever. There is never a good time for an earthquake. But right now might actually be the least-bad time.
This post explains why Jumpstart exists and the change we’re trying to create in the world.
Natural disasters are devastating – not just in terms of damage, but financially, too. Jumpstart provides individuals and businesses a financial jump-start after the shock of a natural disaster.
We’ve peered into the terror of the most dangerous places to be during a major earthquake, but for most of us who live in earthquake country, the opposite question is much more relevant.
“Where is the safest place to be during a major earthquake?”
Finding a house to buy is whirlwind of emotions. It’s important understand how future earthquakes might affect you, and which of the natural hazard disclosures to read closely. This is part one of a three-part series looking at the importance of location, location, location when buying a house in earthquake country.
Californians live with the threat of earthquakes every day. Most people are aware that a large earthquake, especially along the San Andreas fault, is inevitable. Yet, financially we’re woefully underprepared. Did you know that less than 10%* of Californians have earthquake insurance? Why is that?
Living in earthquake country brings a special sense of uncertainty to life. It’s time for all of us living in earthquake country to get “earthquake-proof” by securing our homes. Take a few simple steps, and you’ll sleep safer at night.
We’ve secured our bookshelves, packed go-kits, and set emergency plans. We like to think we’ll be cozy at home when the “Big One” hits. But, consider the worst-case scenarios: What are the most dangerous places to be when a major earthquake happens? We explore three earthquake danger spots.
Jumpstart is thrilled to announce an agreement with Acrisure, the insurance industry’s fastest-growing broker, to distribute Jumpstart’s parametric earthquake insurance through its global network of Agency Partners.
The current coronavirus outbreak is helping us learn and practice what it takes to be resourceful. As a result, we will be better equipped to face the next earthquake or other natural disaster.
Your Jumpstart policy is your first line of defense against earthquakes. It will help you recover faster when our next large earthquake hits California. Now that you’ve improved your financial preparation, what are some next steps to continue getting better prepared for a disaster? Continue reading “I Just Bought Jumpstart, What Else Can I Do Be Prepared for a Disaster?”