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Are You Covered for Holiday Calamity?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, that sentiment does not prevent disasters from happening. Mishaps during the holidays are all too common. Find out if your homeowners insurance protects you during this festive time of year. Injuries If you fall off a ladder while making your home …

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Generosity Thrives on Giving Tuesday

“No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.” Aesop November 29 is Giving Tuesday, a day specifically set aside to limit shopping and donate. Quickly gaining momentum, Giving Tuesday started in 2012 and annually falls on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Notably, 700,000 people took part in raising $116,000,000 …

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Taking the Awkward Out of Thanksgiving

The most important facet of Thanksgiving is expressing gratitude. Unfortunately, the sentiment gets lost when an awkward situation arises. “Learning to navigate your way through a difficult situation over the holidays, helps to keep the peace and spread amity,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent …

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Take Advantage of Fishing this November

Looking for a cure to that election hangover? Sunshine, saltwater and fresh air is the remedy. “The fall is a less crowded time to enjoy fishing before the winter travel season gets going,” suggests Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest boat insurance agency. Extended fishing for red snapper As …

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Trimming Your Food Budget

With the holidays coming up, food budgets can easily get out of hand. However, you don’t have to turn away guests or hang up your oven mits to save money. “Creating a food budget doesn’t mean you have to go without,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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