Day 3: Put Detectors on Duty
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
Day 2: Create a Home Inventory
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
disaster planning for pets
We’re all advised to make emergency preparedness plans for our family, but what about our pets? Whether you care for dogs, birds or cats, their safety is equally at risk during an…
Day 1: Back Up Your Docs
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
Car Emergency Kit
Have you packed your emergency car kit yet? After seeing thousands of motorists stranded overnight in Atlanta during a storm earlier this winter, you might want to know how you…
7 Tips for Avalanche Safety
Colorado is known around the country, and around the world, for being a winter sports playground. Those sports take place in the backcountry as well as in established resort areas,…
Back up documents for emergencies
If last November’s Midwest tornado outbreak is still fresh in your mind, you might be considering a New Year’s resolution to be better prepared for a natural disaster in 2014. One way…
Be Aware of Retirement Milestones [INFOGRAPHIC]
Retirement, for many people, is either a goal or an eventuality. In both cases, it’s something for which we should all plan. While life is a journey, how do you…
Holiday Shopping: Prepper Style
Doomsday preppers: Most of us have heard of them, thanks to the bevy of reality TV shows that are dedicated to nearly every interesting lifestyle nowadays. And though you probably…
power outage
Every year, various parts of the country are hit with big storms, be they tornadoes, hurricanes or blizzards. Last October, the East Coast was hit by one of the worst storms in U.S. history: Sandy. According…