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​​April is Earthquake Preparedness Month!

For preparedness month, here's a quick refresher on earthquake risk.

April 12, 2017

The Risk is Real: A Look Back at the La Habra Earthquake of 2014

It is an unremarkable fault similar to hundreds of others throughout California. It lies in the Los Angeles basin, extending some 25 miles from the Puente Hills region in the southeast to south of Griffith Park. Scientists refer to it as a “thrust fault,” but unlike other fissures of that type, it has no apparent visual features. No cracks. No irregular topography. And it was not regarded by geologists as particularly dangerous.

March 21, 2017

How the Near-Disaster of the Oroville Dam Has Everything to do with Earthquake Insurance

At first glance, one may wonder how this month’s emergency surrounding the Oroville dam could have anything to do with CEA or earthquake insurance. But when you look past the news reports—of the dam’s infrastructure or the thousands who were told to flee their homes with a five-minute head start, a heads-up unheard of with earthquakes—you can find more similarities than differences.

February 20, 2017

Learning the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

Do you know the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety? We recommend providing them to your clients to help them understand how to prepare themselves for the next damaging earthquake.

February 13, 2017

Debunking CEA Earthquake Insurance Deductible Myths

There are several outdated myths about CEA deductibles that your customers may still believe. We want to help you debunk those myths, to help your clients understand that — with new coverage choices and deductible options —  earthquake insurance is more affordable than ever. Below are examples of the most common myths, along with responses to help you speak to your customers about CEA policies.

January 10, 2017

Understanding How CEA Deductibles Work in a Claim Payment: Part 2

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions—and answers—to help you explain to your clients how CEA deductibles work. We also arm you with the deductible calculator, which lets you run earthquake claim scenarios.

December 19, 2016

Understanding How CEA Deductibles Work in a Claim Payment: Part 1

Deductibles are an important topic—especially since CEA has added more deductible options that make earthquake insurance more affordable than ever. Use a sample claim payment scenario to help your clients understand.

December 05, 2016

Close the Year Out Right: Client Year-end Review

Before 2016 ends, ensure your customers know about their earthquake risk and have financially prepared and protected themselves with CEA policy coverages and deductibles that fit their needs and budgets.

November 03, 2016

Deductibles, Homeowners Choice and Retrofitting, OH MY!

Many policyholders are unaware of the new 2016 options . Have you discussed the recent policy changes with your customers to learn if there is a better policy suited for their needs and budget?

November 02, 2016

How to Prepare Your Clients in 4 Easy Steps

Did you know that most Californians live within 30 miles of an active fault? As a savvy agent, your clients rely on you for preparedness recommendations regarding their finances, and more! Teach them how to prepare, survive, and recover from an earthquake disaster.

October 21, 2016

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