How to Avoid a House Fire This Fourth of July

  Statistics indicate that in 2018 fireworks started an estimated 19,500 fires. That number includes 1,900 structure fires as well as 500 vehicle fires. In addition, there were 17,100 fires that were classified as “outside” or “other.” So what can you do to avoid a house fire this year? Here are some tips and information […]

Getting Your Finances in Order After a House Fire

  A major event like a house fire may cause you to want to take a step back and reassess your financial situation. Of course, there is a lot going on after a house fire with the insurance settlement and deciding whether you want to repair and remain in your fire-damaged house … But if […]

How to Live on a Budget After a House Fire

  There is never a good time to have a house fire but economic conditions today can be particularly hard on house fire victims. Rising inflation has made getting by difficult for many. Add a surprise event like a house fire and its accompanying expenses and many families may be thrown into financial crisis. In […]

Lowering Your Stress after a House Fire

  House fires come unexpectedly and can quickly throw your world into disarray. In other words, suffering a house fire is one of the more stressful events that you can go through in your lifetime. You have to deal with loss of items damaged in a fire. You also have to cope with the expense […]

Moving Forward After a House Fire

  A house fire is a very traumatic event, one that you may have to work hard to recover from. The first key to moving past a house fire and getting on with your life is called “noticing.” What is noticing? Self-observation and self-awareness are other terms for noticing. Noticing is becoming present in the […]

Renting a Storage Unit After a House Fire

  If your home has been severely damaged by fire you may need to rent a storage unit to house undamaged items. For example, if you need to stay in a smaller rental home or apartment, you may need the storage unit to store furnishings and other items that won’t fit in your new living […]

Money-Saving Tips for When a House Fire Forces You to Move

If a severe house fire forces you to move, there are things you can do to lower the expense and stress typically involved with this life-disrupting experience. The truth is many homeowners who are moving fail to fully consider the impact the process can have on their financial health as well as their peace and […]