Preparation 101

 In Colorado Insurance Professional

We’ve all heard the expressions ‘Don’t get caught with your pants down’, ‘The early bird gets the worm’, and ‘By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail’—along with a ton of other expressions that all seem to point to preparation—You get the idea.

Well, we’re here to remind you that life is all about preparation. Many events in life are often unexpected or surprising, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be ready for them! Here are some tips that will help you prepare for the the unexpected—even if you don’t know what your not expecting.

  1. Keep a decent savings.  One of the best things you can do to prepare for any unexpected event is to have some money saved.  Usually, it is a good idea to have between 3 and 6 months of expenses covered in your savings account.
  2. Keep your insurance up to date.  Make sure that you are paying for your insurance on time and that your coverage is sufficient for all of your needs—even the most unexpected.
  3. Keep your Records in order.  If your records are well organized, you (or your dependents) will be able to access them in an emergency to make sure all of your bases are covered.

These are some simple tricks to make sure you are prepared for many different kinds of disasters, but there is much more you can do to prepare for specific events.  Keep reading, and we’ll help you prepare for every possibility!

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