Hurricanes and Insurance

It is always best to hope for the best and plan for the worst. Hopefully Hurricane Irma will not cause further damage though unfortunately, that is unlikely. If you are in an area that may be impacted by Irma here is The Get-Ready Checklist. This is a checklist that we all should use to be prepared in the event of a disaster, because unfortunately disasters are usually not good about making an appointment.

Resources and tips for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey and for those seeking to apply lessons from Hurricane Harvey to their insurance portfolio can be found at And if you are having claim issues, here’s how to Get Your Due From a Homeowners or Flood Insurance Claim, good tips to save for future claims as well.

And overall, authorization for the National Flood Insurance Program which is the backbone of flood insurance is ext to expire on September 30, 2017. The NFIP is badly in need of reform and is underfunded. The good news is that the House is working on it, while the bad news is that there is much work to be done on a new plan as House Committee Adds 5 More Bills to Its Flood Insurance Reform Package.

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