Unaware and in Need of Flood InsuranceJust because you don't live next to the ocean or on a river bank doesn't mean your house is safe from flooding as too many Houstonians discovered. For the vast majority of Americans their house is their biggest financial asset and often the bedrock of their retirement plan.
It's time to face the facts of global climate change and take personal action as well as insisting that your legislators take their heads out of the sand and start taking collective action to address global warming. The storms are getting worse and more frequent; we all suffer from climate change denial.
"Millions of U.S. homeowners may not realize they’re at risk of flooding, due to outdated flood plain maps and even less information about dam and levee “failure zones” and urban storm-water hazards like the river running through downtown Miami during Hurricane Irma." Read this valuable article from the Squared Away Blog and ACT on the information! http://squaredawayblog.bc.edu/squared-away/unaware-and-in-need-of-flood-insurance/
P.S. I just called my insurance agent to update and increase our property insurance.