Thousands of Man-of-Wars take over Florida beaches

“Central and south Florida beaches are seeing what looks like blue balloons wash up on shore but beware of the sting,” warns Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s …

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Cell Phone Addiction

“Cell phones are no longer just phones, but so much more,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent auto insurance agency. They store our calendars and …

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Why are Captive Insurance Agents Suffering?

The Captive Insurance Agency model, like that of Allstate and StateFarm, initially enjoyed much popularity among those interested in entering the P&C insurance industry. Yet, over time, this captive model has …

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Changes this tax season

Most people do not look forward to filing taxes, especially with a new tax law in place for the first time in decades. Those changes can induce confusion and stress. …

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Big changes to Florida auto insurance?

An appeal of Florida’s current No-Fault/Personal Injury Protection(PIP) system for auto insurance, is gaining momentum this legislative session. The Florida House voted 88-15 to repeal the State’s PIP system. “For …

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International Travel Advisory for Mexico

A chill in the air is good motivation to make warmer travel plans for 2018.  “Before you book plans for spring break or summer vacation, make sure your destination is …

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Put Down the Salad!

Romaine lettuce is believed to be the source of serious illness across the United States. Over the past several weeks, 59 people in the U.S. and Canada have fallen ill …

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Are you adequately insured?

It’s hard to believe a new year is right around the corner. With each passing year, life brings changes. It is crucial to have an insurance policy that reflects your …

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles-Holiday Travel Predictions

“If you have travel plans this week, you are not alone,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s leading independent auto insurance provider. A record setting amount of …

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Car Maintenance Myths

Taking proper care of your car keeps it running longer and more efficiently. Consequently, advancements in car manufacturing requires vehicles to be less dependent on car mechanics and more reliant …

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