Welcome to the Deerfield Private Client – Safety & Loss Control for the Family Blog. Our aim with the articles in this section of the Deerfield Advisor Knowledge Base blog is to provide relevant and helpful information for Individuals seeking to minimize their exposure to risk and maximize their chances of achieving or maintaining Financial Independence. It’s a risky world out there so it helps to be well informed about all the things that can cause loss and get in the way of achieving your financial goals. We hope you find it helpful. As always, don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions or comments.
The Deerfield Team
Before & After a Windstorm
The season for wind storms is fast approaching. Although last season was relatively quiescent, it’s advisable to be ready this year. Most of us think: “It won’t happen to me,” but if it does, it helps to be prepared. Below are a few before & after tips that will get you through just in case.
Home Fire Fatalities–Simple Steps to Prevent Them
Between 2007 and 2011, the NFPA reported a yearly average of 366,600 home structure fires resulting in 2,570 civilian deaths, 13,210 civilian injuries, and over $7 billion dollars in damage. That’s an average of seven deaths per day. In 2013, a home structure fire was reported every 85 seconds in the United States.