How to be financially prepared for a thunderstorm

 How to be financially prepared for a thunderstorm

Tornado warnings and thunderstorm watches are a regular now in the US.

Here are 5 ways to financially prepare for a thunderstorm.

1. Store financial records and documents in a secure fireproof and waterproof container for easy recovery after a disaster.

2. Build an emergency fund and keep some cash in hand.

3. Review your insurance policies and talk to your agent to ensure you have no gaps in disaster coverage.

4. Make sure you have access to your banking information via your smartphone or tablet.

5. Establish a limit on free spending and use the rest for bills and savings.