Avoid buying a flood damaged car

Many Floridians are looking to replace their flood damaged cars, but buyer beware. Hundreds of thousands of cars are estimated damaged by recent hurricanes. Carfax estimates that as many as …

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Florida driver licenses get a new look

Starting in August, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) will begin issuing a new Florida driver’s license and ID card. “As a matter of fact, the …

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Top most stolen cars

Does yours make the list? “A vehicle is stolen in the U.S. every 45 seconds,” reports Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent car insurance agency. The …

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Credit card skimmers are on the rise at gas stations

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services report they have found and removed 276 credit card skimmers from gas pumps so far, this year. “Credit card skimmers are a …

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Is your car storm ready?

An unusually active hurricane season has gotten off to an early start this year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has made their predictions for the Atlantic hurricane season. …

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Winners and losers from the 2017 Legislative Session

It was a busy legislative session in Florida this year. State legislators filed about 1,900 bills. Only 12.6 percent, or 234 bills, were passed by both the House and Senate …

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Are you insured on vacation?

After spending a good amount of money and time planning your ideal trip you might be thinking of  purchasing travel insurance. But, you might already be covered. “Homeowners insurance, renters …

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DUI ignition interlock bill gains momentum

Harsher penalties are looming for first-time drunk driving offenders. A Florida bill (HB 949) that requires an ignition interlock device installed in a driver’s car after their first drunk driving …

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Do I Need Boat Insurance?

While Florida does not require you to get boat insurance before you register your vessel, boat insurance is a good idea. Boat insurance offers protection from the responsibility of owning, …

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Consumer Reports Names Top Vehicles for 2017

This week, Consumer Reports released their annual report of the top 10 trucks and cars for 2017. “This list is esteemed because Consumer Reports in a non-profit and independent agency,” …

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