Facts Uber and Lyft Riders and Drivers Need to Know

Need a ride? Rideshare companies can efficiently get you where you need to be. App based transportation network companies such as Uber and Lyft, provide rides while creating an opportunity for drivers to supplement their income at their convenience. Despite the accessibility, there seems to be some ambiguity surrounding rideshare …


How to Get a Good’s Night Sleep

GreatFlorida Insurance previously posted an article on the importance of getting adequate sleep. This article will focus on tips that will help you get to sleep and stay asleep throughout the night. “Forty-five percent of Americans say that poor or insufficient sleep affected their daily activities at least once in …


Go to Sleep

Sleeping is good. Unfortunately, many of us are just not getting enough of it. “Sleep plays a crucial role in maintaining good health and overall well-being,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent health insurance agency. Importance of Sleep To some, sleep may seem unproductive. However, …


Don’t Do This During a Storm

You know the drill when a storm is coming. Secure outdoor furniture and stock up on batteries, water and non-perishable food items. “GreatFlorida Insurance regularly compiles storm safety tips for our readers,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent homeowners insurance agency. “Weather is unpredictable despite our …


Best Motorcycles of 2016

The fall beckons riders to come out and explore Florida’s scenic roads on their bikes. With cooler, less humid temperatures, sightseeing is more comfortable. You can select beautiful rides up and down the coastline or go for a curvy, wooded ride on less crowded backroads. “If you are in the …


Enjoying Fall in Florida

It’s fall, but you are in Florida. Despite the calendar date, when you wake up tomorrow, you will experience no change in the weather. It is difficult to get enthusiastic about the first day of autumn when it is still 90 degrees outside. “Florida experiences a slight change of seasons,” says …


How Far Can You Drive on Empty?

When the fuel light comes on in your car, does it set you in a panic causing you to dash to the nearest gas station or do you live on the edge and see how far you can make it? Well, thanks to the auto website, YourMechanic, you can get …


Doctors Against the Flu Nasal Spray

If your kids don’t like needles, we have some bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) back the flu shot over the flu nasal spray. Their professionals do not feel the nasal flu spray effectively protects against the spread …


Storm Activity Necessitates Insurance Check

Florida historically experiences the most severe weather over the next eight weeks. August through October is peak hurricane season. Recent tropical activity serves as a reminder of the importance of preparing. “Seeing the recent devastation in Louisiana, and hearing the heartbreaking stories of loss, will hopefully prompt Floridians to review …

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Are Auto Tracking Devices Worth the Discount?

How much is your personal information worth? Car insurance companies are offering discounts in exchange for personal driving data. “Traditionally, auto insurers have based price on categories such as age, gender, where you live and the type of car you drive to determine the price of auto insurance,” says Ellsworth …