MAY “Get It Done” Challenge: Make that binder

Get it Done Challenge
This month's "Get It Done" challenge is something that we feel really strongly about. In our Emergency Preparedness Plan we discuss having a 72 hour kit that you can grab and go in an emergency with 3 days of food and water as well as supplies. One of the key parts of that kit is to have an "Emergency Binder" full of all of your family's important documents that you would not want to lose should you not be able to return to your home. The emergency binder part of the plan is often neglected for any of these reasons: It's a hassle to collect all the documents You don't know WHERE all your documents are You worry about security You don't have a good binder, dividers, sheet protectors, etc.…
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How to Create an Emergency Binder

Disaster Kits, E-Prep Basics
We often have readers ask us about preparing for a Natural Disaster and what the most critical steps would be. We have talked a lot about this over the years on our blog. Earlier this week we shared 50 Last Minute Ways to Prepare for an Emergency. Last week we posted a Disaster Kit refresher for you to share with your family and friends that will be helpful whether you shelter-in-place or have to evacuate. Today we wanted to do a little refresher on Emergency Binders which are a critical component of Disaster Kits. What is an Emergency Binder? In our Emergency Prep, section we talk about how each family should have a plan, food, supplies, and have their Emergency Binder put together. Whether it's a natural disaster or a…
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