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What are the practical implications of buying a house in a high Earthquake risk area?

I am purchasing a house in Indio California, that is described as being in an high risk Earthquake area. That sounds scary but the actual stats for the area are less so: Nearest Earthquake: 2.9 ...
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Harvey Disaster Losses and Taxes

I suffered property loss (contents, not house) due to Hurricane Harvey above and beyond my flood insurance coverage. Given the tax law changes around Harvey in December 2017 I know I can deduct most ...
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How to re-access my investments if a national disaster happens?

There is no disaster for now. But I got curious what should I do when local disasters(like war, earthquake, etc) happen where I live(I live in South Korea btw). Let's say I got a disaster, survived, ...
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Is such a thing as “evacuation insurance” available?

Many Americans live in places where natural or man-made disasters can force them to evacuate on relatively short notice, and find somewhere else to stay for long enough to ride out some hazard. If ...