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Disaster Recovery: Beware of Frauds and Scams
Natural disasters often bring an influx of con artists looking for ways to take advantage of the suffering and confusion. Consider these tips to protect yourself and your money.
Filing insurance claims
Steps to take to file an insurance claim following a disaster.
Homeowners Share Insurance Lessons Learned the Hard Way
Homeowners have shared with Extension some of the common misconceptions about flood insurance that caused them to suffer financial losses greater than they expected.
Navigating Post-Disaster Mortgage Issues
What homeowners can do if they are having difficulty paying their mortgage following a disaster.
Rent to Own Contracts: Are They for You?
After a disaster, if personal items and furnishings have been lost, rent-to-own purchase contracts may seem like a quick and easy option for replacements. Get the facts.
Managing on a Suddenly Reduced Income
A sudden reduction in family income due to a disaster can be financially and emotionally traumatic. Hardships can be reduced by taking positive action.
Restoring Flood-Damaged Books and Papers
Tips to restore flood or water damaged books, documents and papers after a disaster.
Good news about your homeowner's insurance policy
After a disaster, many poeple are surprised to find out what their homeowner's insurance policy does and does not cover. Important tips are offered.
Your Rights as a Tenant
If the structure in which you live is damaged by a disaster, your landlord has a legal obligation to make needed repairs so the premises are useable. A summary of post-disaster repair, rent, lease, and personal property information is provided.
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Strategies for Coping with Job Loss
It is important to keep a variety of factors in mind as you attempt to cope with job loss. This document provides tips and strategies for coping.
Disaster Recovery: Good News About Your Homeowners Insurance Policy
Although your policy may not cover flood damage to your home, it does offer some protection from loss caused by natural disasters, such as hurricanes.
Disaster Recovery: Don't Let Disaster Compromise Credit
These tips will help you benefit from your good credit and to ensure that your credit record is not harmed in the wake of disaster.
Disaster Recovery Managing on a Suddenly Reduced Income
Disaster Recovery: Managing on a Suddenly Reduced Income
Louisiana families impacted by disaster often experience a sudden reduction in income that can be financially and emotionally traumatic. Reduce this hardship by taking positive action.
Tenants Have Many Rights After A Disaster
If you rent or lease an apartment, house or business building and the structure is damaged in a natural disaster, read your lease carefully to determine what you need to do regarding damages, terminating the lease, securing temporary housing and other matters, advises LSU AgCenter family economics professor Dr. Ann Berry.
Follow Recommended Steps To File Insurance Claims After Hurricanes
As hurricane evacuees are allowed to return to their homes, LSU AgCenter family economics professor Dr. Ann Berry makes several recommendations for filing insurance claims.
Surprise! Homeowner's Insurance Policy Offers Good News After A Disaster
Many people are surprised about the extent of protection their homeowner's insurance policy offers. Although your policy may not cover flood damage to your home, it does offer some protection from loss due to natural disasters, such as hurricanes, according to LSU AgCenter family economics professor Dr. Ann Berry.
Post-Disaster Home Repairs
In the wake of a disaster, home rebuilding or repair is crucial for putting a family's life back in order. Selecting a competent contractor is important to the recovery process.
Back to School is not the end of Hurricane Season
Unfortunately, hurricane season does not end with the busy start of school each fall. There are LSU Ag Center on-line resources available to aid you in planning and preparing your family.
Beware of Frauds and Scams
Disasters often bring an influx of con artists. Consider these tips to protect yourself and your money.
Disaster Recovery: What You Need To Know About Your Rights As A Tenant
If you rent or lease an apartment, house or business building and the structure is damaged in a natural disaster, read your lease carefully to determine what you need to do regarding damages, terminating the lease, securing temporary housing and other matters.
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