Financial Literacy for Everyone
Follow Us
For Broadcasters

Learn how you can play our weekly Practical Money Matters on your station. Learn more

Play NFL

Challenge yourself with Financial Football
Play our fun video game to test your knowledge about money.
Play now

PMM articles

Practical Money Matters
Disputing a credit card charge? Graduating? Leasing a car? Learn important tips from our weekly article series.
Read now

social media

Connect with us!
For daily money tips, quips and pics, follow us on social media.
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter

Practical Money Matters Radio Series

September 9, 2013
4 Steps You Should Take to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

download share

Take these precautions now to save time, money and grief in the case of a natural disaster.


You can save a lot of time, money and grief by planning ahead to prepare for a natural disaster.

Save hard and electronic copies of important documents like account numbers, passwords, tax returns and insurance policies in a secure, offsite location.

Take a photo inventory of everything you own for insurance claims.

Understand what is and isn't covered by your insurance policies. If a disaster strikes, document damage and track your expenses.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers suggestions for developing a family emergency plan, building an emergency kit and learning what to do before, during and after a crisis.

Bottom line: Even though catastrophes can't always be predicted, their likely aftermaths can. Be prepared.

Related Articles

Email to a friend

Your Name:
Your Email:
Recipient's Email:
Enter code:

The information that you provide through this e-mail feature will not be stored by Visa for any other purposes. Please refer to Visa's privacy policy for details.