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California is home to nearly 2,000 known faults

June 05, 2017
California is home to more than 2,000 known faults, yet only about 1 in 10 Californians carry earthquake insurance on their home. That means there are billions of dollars in uninsured earthquake risk throughout the state. CEA wants to make sure you have a comprehensive set of tools to help you sell CEA policies.

Selling Earthquake Insurance in Lower Risk Areas

May 24, 2017

We are frequently asked by agents how to sell earthquake policies to clients who live in areas with lower earthquake risk. Here are some important points you can make to inform them that earthquake risk is real for them, too – even if they don’t reside in a higher risk area.

New home, New policy

May 05, 2017

At some point, people will do it: Your clients will eventually move or buy a home. With such as a huge life event looming somewhere in your client's future, we wanted to make sure you don't miss out on this great sales opportunity, so we have compiled some things to consider.

What Does Earthquake Recovery Look Like?

April 18, 2017

Many Californians still believe the myth that the government will bail them out if they do not carry earthquake insurance. Below are examples of previous earthquakes that have damaged California and the recovery that was needed versus what was received.

‚Äč‚ÄčApril is Earthquake Preparedness Month!

April 12, 2017

For preparedness month, here’s a quick refresher on earthquake risk.

The Risk is Real: A Look Back at the La Habra Earthquake of 2014

March 21, 2017
It is an unremarkable fault similar to hundreds of others throughout California. It lies in the Los Angeles basin, extending some 25 miles from the Puente Hills region in the southeast to south of Griffith Park. Scientists refer to it as a “thrust fault,” but unlike other fissures of that type, it has no apparent visual features. No cracks. No irregular topography. And it was not regarded by geologists as particularly dangerous.

How the Near-Disaster of the Oroville Dam Has Everything to do with Earthquake Insurance

February 20, 2017
At first glance, one may wonder how this month’s emergency surrounding the Oroville dam could have anything to do with CEA or earthquake insurance. But when you look past the news reports—of the dam’s infrastructure or the thousands who were told to flee their homes with a five-minute head start, a heads-up unheard of with earthquakes—you can find more similarities than differences.

Learning the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

February 13, 2017
Do you know the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety? We recommend providing them to your clients to help them understand how to prepare themselves for the next damaging earthquake.

Debunking Deductible Myths

January 10, 2017

There are several outdated myths about CEA deductibles that your customers may still believe. We want to help you debunk those myths, to help your clients understand that—with new coverage choices and deductible options—earthquake insurance is more affordable than ever. Below are examples of the most common myths, along with responses to help you speak to your customers about CEA policies.

Understanding How Deductibles Work in a Claim Payment: Part 2

December 19, 2016
Below are some of the most commonly asked questions—and answers—to help you explain to your clients how CEA deductibles work. We also arm you with the deductible calculator, which lets you run earthquake claim scenarios.
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